Table 1

Elecsys® rack-pack yield for 28 days.

n tests


For clinical use daily

For clinical use monthly

For calibration

For Quality Control

Total

Kit yield


1

28

16

56

101

0.28

2

56

16

56

130

0.43

3

84

16

56

159

0.53

4

112

16

56

188

0.60

5

140

16

56

217

0.65

10

280

16

56

362

0.77

15

420

4

56

495

0.85

20

560

4

56

640

0.88

25

700

4

56

785

0.89

30

840

4

56

930

0.90

40

1120

4

56

1220

0.92

50

1400

4

56

1510

0.93

60

1680

4

56

1800

0.93

70

1960

4

56

2090

0.94

80

2240

4

56

2380

0.94

90

2520

4

56

2670

0.94

100

2800

4

56

2960

0.95


Data are correct provided manufacturer specifications and recommendations are followed. Kit yield is close to maximal at 20 tests per day, at which point additional costs are close to negligible.

Einav et al. BMC Clinical Pathology 2008 8:9   doi:10.1186/1472-6890-8-9

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