Table 4

Estimated costs and cost effectiveness of management strategies versus standard care: base-case analysis

Standard careClinical predictionTargeted testingUniversal testing
Cost per patient (US$)$0.14$0.25$2.41$14.52
Number of antibiotics per patient0.810.770.770.71
Incremental cost per antibiotic prescription avoided (vs standard care)NA$3.0$49.1$138.3