Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2019 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

The National Tuberculosis Control Programme of Liberia Laboratory Programme Performance

Table 3

Human resource and laboratory space at microscopy sites (N = 93).

Human resource and laboratory space for TB testingMicroscopy sites (laboratories) (N = 93)
NumberFrequency (%)

Minimum qualification of laboratory staff
 Laboratory technologist1112
 Laboratory technician2931
 Laboratory assistant1617
 Laboratory aid3740
Presence of trained personnel for TB microscopy
Availability of separate area for the TB work
Separate table for TB specimen
Availability of weighing balance
Adequate specimen cup
Adequate stock of slides
Adequate supply of staining reagents
Adequate number of staining equipment
Adequate stock of slide boxes

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