Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2019 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

The National Tuberculosis Control Programme of Liberia Laboratory Programme Performance

Table 1

TB microscopy testing laboratories proficiency panel performance results (N = 80).

Facility performanceNumber and % of laboratoriesLiberia NLTCP scaleWHO recommended scale

Poor9 (11%)0–55<65
Fair8 (10%)60–6565–70
Fairly good19 (24%)70–7570–80
Good25 (31%)80–8580–85
Very good18 (23%)90–9585–95
Excellent2 (2%)100>95
Total number80 (100%)

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