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Table 4 The proportions of receiving laboratories dissatisfied with specimen referral services

From: Dissatisfaction with the laboratory services in conducting HIV related testing among public and private medical personnel in Tanzania

Risk of dissatisfaction Public (%) Private (%) All (%)
Properly identified specimen 3/10(30.0) 1/4(25.0) 4/14(28.6)
Clear and accurate test request 4/10 (40.0) 2/4(50.0) 6/14(42.9)
Properly collected and transported specimen 3/10(30.0) 1/4(25.0) 4/14(28.6)
Availability of equipment 4/10 (40.0) 1/4(25.0) 5/14(35.7)
Communication between laboratories 4/10 (40.0) 2/4(50.0) 6/14(42.9)
Timely results feed back to the sending laboratory 1/10(10.0) 1/4(25.0) 2/14(14.5)