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Table 1 Number of laboratory tests performed at APHI from January to September, 2018

From: Magnitude of delayed turnaround time of laboratory results in Amhara Public Health Institute, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

SN Test type Number of tests Total
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep
1 HIV Viral load 3725 2497 4192 4057 2637 2526 2405 2719 2226 26,984
2 EID 403 135 217 74 165 37 163 146 53 1393
3 MDR TB culture 112 97 125 78 64 98 127 98 147 946
4 Genexpert 190 197 186 230 161 109 63 28 72 1236
5 Basic culture and sensitivity 15 21 231 10 14 68 13 35 14 421
6 Clinical chemistry 10 23 34 4 316 11 8 15 7 428
7 Leishmania 2 7 3 1 0 3 1 1 3 21
8 Measles 33 36 62 46 84 46 13 0 0 320
9 Immunohematology 393 451 447 278 382 222 42 155 114 2484
Total 4883 3464 5497 4778 3823 3120 2835 3197 2636 34,233
  1. Abbreviations: EID exposed infant diagnosis, HIV human immunodeficiency virus, TB tuberculosis