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Table 4 Costs equivalent to USD in 2010 for index case search strategy in India and Nepal

From: Active case detection in national visceral leishmaniasis elimination programs in Bangladesh, India, and Nepal: feasibility, performance and costs

  India$ (USD) Nepal (USD)
Training 109 (4%) 259 (6%)
Personnel 832 (32%) 2656 (65%)
Transport 1630 (62%) 1202 (29%)
rK39 kits 47 (2%) 0 (0%)
Total cost 2622 4117
- cost per new case detected 1311 --
- cost per household searched 3 4
-cost per index case search 97 91
  1. Figures in parenthesis are% of total cost (Bangladesh did not implement index case strategy).
  2. $Twenty-seven out of 36 index case search where 2 new cases were identified from 950 households are included in the cost analysis.