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Volume 20, Number 1—January 2014

Dynamic Modeling of Cost-effectiveness of Rotavirus Vaccination, Kazakhstan

Birgitte Freiesleben de BlasioComments to Author , Elmira Flem, Renat Latipov, Ajnagul Kuatbaeva, and Ivar Sønbø Kristiansen
Author affiliations: Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway (B. Freiesleben de Blasio, E. Flem); University of Oslo, Norway (B. Freiesleben de Blasio, I.S. Kristiansen); Research Institute of Virology, Tashkent, Republic of Uzbekistan (R. Latipov); Scientific-Practical Centre of Epidemiologic Surveillance, Almaty, Republic of Kazakhstan (A. Kuatbaeva)

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Table 3

Estimates of projected direct and indirect costs associated with rotavirus disease and rotavirus vaccination, Kazakhstan

Item (per case)
Cost estimates in 2012 US dollars
Rotavirus death 543.33 67,254.13 67,799.46 (8)
Severe case (inpatient care) 364.36 181.47 545.83 (8)
Moderate case (outpatient care) 32.43 65.57 98.00 (8)
Mild case (homecare) 3.49 21.86 25.35 (8)
Cost of vaccine per dose, base case 43.00 0 43.00 Authors’ assumption
Cold chain upgrade (total first year) 237,300 0 237,300 KMoH
Training costs (first year) 120,096 0 120,096 KMoH
Annual cost of cold chain and training
*KMoH, Kazakh Ministry of Health.

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