Table C.4Base case unit costs364,365

Unit costsReference
Haematology£ 2.78NHS Reference Costs, 2006
Biochemistry£ 2.03NHS Reference Costs, 2006
ACR (Albumin-to-Creatinine Ratio)£ 3.10*Brighton Laboratory
Phlebotomy£ 2.96NHS Reference Costs, 2006
Bayer 10SG Multistix Reagent Strip Tests£ 0.21/stripReference cost for Kent and Medway
PTH assay£ 15.00Reference cost for Kent and Medway
25-hydroxy Vitamin D assay£ 15.00Reference cost for Kent and Medway
GP Care – Per surgery consultation lasting 10 minutes£ 25.00PSSRU 2006
Nurse (GP Practice) per consultation/procedure£ 8.00PSSRU 2006
Ultrasound£ 75.14NHS Reference Costs, 2006
Nephrology Outpatient: First attendance£242.47NHS Reference Costs, 2006
Nephrology Outpatient: Follow up attendance£135.84NHS Reference Costs, 2006

Alternative values were tested in a two-way sensitivity analysis, discussed below.

From: Appendix C, Health economic model – Cost effectiveness of CKD case finding among people at high risk

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