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Table 1 Annual healthcare resources utilization and cost/patient, general administration of hepatitis viruses control Egypt

From: Health care resources utilization and costs associated with different clinical stages of chronic hepatitis B in Egypt

Item Unit cost (L.E/Unit) Annual cost of utilization/clinical stage (L.E./year) Average/median of annual cost for all clinical stages
Chronic Hepatitis Compensated cirrhosis Decompensated cirrhosis Hepatocellular carcinoma Liver Transplantation
I. Outpatient visit 20 40 80 240 360 600 264 L.E.
II. Investigations        14,388 L.E.
 II.1. Liver function 150 300 600 1800 2700 4500
 II.2. CBC 40 80 160 480 720 1200
 II.3. AFP 100 200 400 1200 1800 3000
 II.4. PCR 800 1600 3200 9600 14,400 24,000
III. Treatment Median annual cost: 13,200
IV. Treatment of side effects   NA NA 3250 13,000 325,000 Median annual cost: 13,000 L.E.
V. Hospitalization   NA NA 25,200 25,200 8400 19,600 L.E.
VI. Liver Transplantation operation
 VI.1. Preoperative diagnosis and laboratory investigations    20,000–40,000 Median annual cost: 186,500 L.E.
 VI.2. Operation cost   150,000
 VI.3. Postoperative care   3000–10,000
  1. CBC Complete blood count, AFP Alpha feto protein, PCR Polymerase chain reaction