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Table 3 Time and Cost Comparison between the Xpert GBS LB and the Revogene GBS LB Assays

From: Comparative study of Revogene GBS LB assay and GeneXpert GBS LB assay for the detection of group B Streptococcus in prenatal screening samples

AssayTime (mins)Cost ($)a
Setup Per TestRun TimePer TestaPer Instrumenta
Xpert GBS LB1.35930110,000
Revogene GBS LB2.7702835,000
  1. aCost is based on the list price provided by the vendors; each vendor works with individual labs to try to make these kits and instrument affordable within their budgets
  2. **The test price is listed as per test; however, the tests are purchased as kits