TABLE 10.1 Present Values of Potentially Available Revenues from a 10 Percent Increase in the Average Unit Costs at Three Points in the Mo-99/Tc-99m Supply Chain

Point in Supply Chain

Unit

Average Unit Cost (US$)a

Number of Annual Units Sold in U.S. (global)b

Present-Value Estimates (real discount rate)c

7%

3.5%

Present Value of 55-Year Revenue Accumulation in U.S. (global)

Present Value of 30-Year Revenue Accumulation in U.S. (global)

Present Value of 55-Year Revenue Accumulation in U.S. (global)

Present Value of 30-Year Revenue Accumulation in U.S. (global)

Mo-99 production

6-day curie

225

312,000 (624,000)

100 (195)

85 (175)

170 (340)

130 (260)

Technetium generators

10 Ci generator

1900

92,500 (185,000)

245 (490)

220 (435)

425 (855)

325 (645)

Tc-99m

30 mCi dose

11

20,000,000 (40,000,000)

305 (615)

275 (545)

535 (1070)

405 (810)

aFrom Chapter 6.

bFrom Chapter 3.

cPresent-value estimates are given in millions of U.S. dollars and are rounded to the nearest $5 million.



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