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Research Article

Early Infant Diagnosis Sample Management in Mashonaland West Province, Zimbabwe, 2017

Table 2

Compliance with Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for DBS Sample Collection by Mhondoro, Zvimba and Chegutu Districts, 2016.

Standard Operating PracticeNumber of Compliant FacilitiesPercentage Compliance
n=15

Only trained health care workers should collect DBS samples00

The Charge nurse should verify the quality and completeness of collected samples before sending to the laboratory213.3

A local register of collected samples and the received results should be kept426.7

NMRL personnel to provide timely feedback for sub-quality samples after receiving them16.7