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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

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