Table 2

Costs for base case, low and high estimates of managing outpatients with ARTIs in Sri Lanka

CostsBase caseLowHigh
Antibiotics$0.17$0.02$1.70
Rapid influenza test$14.00$1.40$140.00
Physician time for using clinical algorithm$0.10$0.01$1.00
Physician time for counselling about withholding antibiotics$0.10$0.01$1.00
Physician time for rapid influenza testing$0.40$0.04$4.00