Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2019 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

The National Tuberculosis Control Programme of Liberia Laboratory Programme Performance

Table 5

Biosafety practice in microscopy testing laboratories in Liberia.

Biosafety factorsMicroscopy sites (laboratories) (N = 93)
NumberFrequency (%)

Availability of running water supply
 Yes2022
 No7378
Waste container with lid
 Yes6772
 No2628
Waste disposal system in place
 Yes8389
 No1011
Well-ventilated TB laboratory
 Yes7176
 No2234
Availability of biosafety hood for sputum processing
 Yes22
 No9198

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