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Table 3 Cost of survey

From: Molecular xenomonitoring for post-validation surveillance of lymphatic filariasis in Togo: no evidence for active transmission

Item Cost (CFA Francs) Approximate cost (US$) %
Consultancy Per diem 500,000.0 874.10 2.43
Transport 120,000.0 209.800 0.58
Training Central level per diem 1,127,000.0 1970.3 5.49
Fuel 298,905.0 522.60 1.46
Allowance for supervisors and mosquito collectors 568,000.0 993.00 2.77
Transport for participants 364,000.0 636.40 1.77
Training venues and meals 356,750.0 623.70 1.74
Field collection Central level per diem 1,818,000.0 3178.30 8.85
Allowances for collectors and supervisors 3,465,000.0 6057.70 16.87
Transport for supervisors 376,275.0 657.80 1.83
Field supplies 2,835,443.0 4957.10 13.80
Other consumables 255,500.0 446.70 1.24
Fuel 617,000.0 1078.70 3.00
Others 98,350.0 171.90 0.48
Sample processing Mosquito identification 676,000.0 1181.80 3.29
Shipment of samples 120,000.0 209.80 0.58
Laboratory processing charges 5,968,120.0 10,433.80 29.05
Others expenses Ethics application 200,000.0 349.70 0.97
Vehicle maintenance 300,400.0 525.20 1.46
Data management 200,000.0 349.70 0.97
Communication 214,395.0 374.80 1.04
Photocopies 61,630.0 107.70 0.30
Total 20,540,768.0 35,910.40 100.00
Summary Estimates
~ Sample collection cost per district 8492.20 US$
~ Sample collection cost per week 2547.70 US$
~ Cost per pool collected and processed 45.40 US$
~ Cost per mosquito collected and processed 3.10 US$