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Table 2 Factors that affect implementation of MDR-TB guidelines in referring facilities

From: Factors influencing specialist care referral of multidrug- and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis patients in Gauteng/South Africa: a descriptive questionnaire-based study

Factor Hospital n/N (%) Clinic n/N (%)
Staff not aware of MDR-TB guidelines 7/11 (64%) 24/29 (83%)
Staff do not know SH telephone number 4/11 (36%) 11/29 (38%)
Patient follow up perceived as difficult 11/11 (100%) 29/29 (100%)