Table 3

Estimated overall poliovirus surveillance laboratory costs for 2016

Cost componentAmount ($ millions)
Processing of samples from acute flaccid paralysis surveillance
 Reported16
 Estimated28
Processing of samples from environmental surveillance
 Reported3.2
 Estimated5.3
Serology1.0
Research and development3.0
Global and regional overhead (eg, coordination, training, technical support)6.0
Total estimated annual laboratory costs43