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Table 1 Participant overview per setting

From: Making HIV testing work at the point of care in South Africa: a qualitative study of diagnostic practices

Setting Type of participant No. of interviewed participants (interview code) Total interviews No. of FGDs (FGD code)
Urban Public Urban Private Rural Public Rural Private
HOME TB patients (TB) and diabetic patients (DP), HIV patient (HIV), general OPD patients (OPD) DP#1, OPD#1, 2, TB#1 0 DP#2,3, HIV#1 0 7 FGD#1_TB, FGD#7_ TB
COMMUNITY Community Health Worker (CHW); NGO TB coordinator (NGO), NGO nurse (NN) CHW#1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, NGO#1, 4,5 NN#1, 2, 0 CHW#4, 5, NGO#2, 3 0 18 FGD#2_CHW, FGD#3_CHW, FGD#4_CHW, FGD#6_CHW
CLINIC Private practitioner (PP); clinic nurse (CN), clinic doctor (CD), Public clinic manager (PCM), Faith healthers (FH) CD#1, 2, CN#1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, PCM#1, 2, 3,4, 5, FH#1 PP#1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9 CN#4, 5, 6, FH#1 PP#5, 6 27 FGD#5_nurses
PERIPHERAL LAB (stand-alone) Lab technician (LT); Lab manager (LM); NHLS consultants (NHLS), microbiologist (M) NHLS#1, 2, LT#1,2, LM#1,2, 9, M#3 M#2, LM#8, 10 M#1, LM#6, 7 0 14  
PERIPHERAL LAB (attached to clinic) Lab technician (LT); Lab Manager (LM); LM#3 0 LM#4, 5 0 3  
HOSPITAL Specialist molecular biology (SMB), −chest (SC), −dermatologist (SD),- internal medicine (SI), − infectious diseases (SID), −nutrition, (SN), −research coordinator (SRC), − health economist (SHE), SMB#1,2, SC#1,2, SRC#1, SD#1, SHE#1, SIM#1, SID#1 0 SN#1 0 10  
Hospital Manager (HM); HM#1, 4, 5 0 HM#2, 3 0 5  
Professional Nurse (PN), Research nurse (RN), Hospital doctor (HD), RN#1, 2, PN#5, 6, 7, 8, HD#4, 5 0 PN#1,2,3, 4 HD#1,2, 3 0 15  
DIAGNOSITIC COMPANY Managers from industry (MI) MI#1,2 0 0 0 2  
TOTAL       101 7