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Table 8 Range of economic costs per full course of antibiotics using outputs from the sensitivity analysis (US$)

From: Enumerating the economic cost of antimicrobial resistance per antibiotic consumed to inform the evaluation of interventions affecting their use

  Thailand United States
Antibiotic (Drug class) Cost per SU Cost per full course Cost per SU Cost per full course
Levofloxacin (Quinolone) 0.2–2.1 5.5–60.0 0.1–1.8 2.1–51.2
Ceftriaxone (Cephalosporin) 0.2–2.1 2.7–30.0 0.1–1.8 1.0–25.6
Vancomycin (Glycopeptide) 0.2–2.0 10.4–109.4 0.0–0.5 1.1–25.5
Co-amoxiclav (BSP) 0.2–2.1 2.9–32.2 0.1–1.8 1.1–27.4
Phenoxymethylpenicillin (NSP) 0.0–0.2 0.4–7.6 0.1–1.4 2.2–54.9
Meropenem (Carbapenem) 0.2–1.9 3.9–40.1 0.0–0.4 0.4–7.6
Amikacin (Aminoglycoside) 0.2–2.0 3.7–39.1 0.0–0.5 0.4–9.1
Azithromycin (Macrolide) 0.0–0.3 0.0–0.8 0.1–1.7 0.2–5.0