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Table 4 Tests performed and diseases diagnosed in both groups of HFs

From: “This thing of testing our blood is really very important”: a qualitative study of primary care laboratory services in Tete Province, Mozambique

  Malaria Haemoglobin: Mean number tested per month (mean number per month/1.000 target population) HIV Parasitosis Tuberculosis
Thick blood smear Rapid test Rapid test CD4: Mean number tested per month (mean number per month/1.000 target population) PCR HIV DNA: Mean number tested per month (mean number per month/1.000 target population) Intestinal: Mean number tested per month(mean number per month/1.000 target population) Urinary: Mean number tested per month(mean number per month/1.000 target population) Mean number tested per month (mean number per month/1.000 target population) Mean number positive per month (%)
Mean number tested per month (mean number per month/1.000 target population) Mean number positive per month (%) Mean number tested per month (mean number per month/1.000 target population) Mean number positive per month (%) Mean number tested per month (mean number per month/1.000 target population) Mean number positive monthly (%)
Three HFs with a laboratory (A, B, C) 132 (1,2) 44 (33,2 %) 3.935 (36,9) 2.262 (57,5 %) 304 (2,9) 649 (6,1) 51 (7,9 %) 354 (3,3) 9 (0,1) 21 (0,2) 68 (0,6) 37 (0,3) 5 (14,0 %)
Three HFs without a laboratory (D, E, F) N/A N/A 1.566 (15,3) 977 (62,4 %) 13 (0,1) 375 (3,7) 10 (2,5 %) 10 (0,1) 2 (0,02) N/A N/A 4 (0,04)a 1 (23,1 %)a
  1. N/A Not Available
  2. a via sample transfer to neighbouring HFs with a laboratory