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Research Article

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

Table 4

Reasons for DBS samples rejections, reported by NMRL for Mhondoro, Zvimba, and Chegutu Districts, 2016.

Reason for RejectionMhondoro
N=50
Zvimba
N=48
Chegutu
N=47
Total ()
N=145

Insufficient sample383540113 (77.9)

Clotted Blood74314 (9.7)

Mismatching form and specimen24410 (6.9)

Request form not submitted1304 (2.8)

Cross-contamination2103 (2.1)

Specimen not submitted0101 (0.7)