Table 3

Assessment of the laboratory structures [n (%)]
PHC (10) RH (8) Referral (7) Total (25)
Samples labelled adequately 10 (100) 7 (87) 6 (86) 23 (92)
Copies of reports available 10 (100) 5 (52) 2 (29) 17 (68)
Manual for test procedures 7 (70) 6 (75) 3 (43) 16 (64)
Temperature sheets (refrigerators, freezers and incubators) 0 (0) 1 (12) 4 (57) 5 (20)
Accurately labelled reagents 4 (40) 0 (0) 4 (57) 8 (32)
Accurate reagent expiry dates 6 (60) 0 (0) 4 (57) 10 (40)
Adequate gloves 8 (80) 7 (87) 6 (85) 21 (84)
Sharps container with disinfectant 4 (40) 5 (62) 2 (29) 11 (44)
Functional bio-waste disposal system 8 (80) 7 (87) 6 (86) 21 (84)

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