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Table 2 Positive perceptions on decentralizing phlebotomy services into CAG model

From: Perceptions on the feasibility of decentralizing phlebotomy services in community anti-retroviral therapy group model in Lusaka, Zambia

Major themes Sub- themes/categories
Perceptions to decentralize phlebotomy Positive perceptions to decentralize phlebotomy
1. Decongested phlebotomy rooms
2. Reduced work load
3. Innovative way of bringing lab services closer to the people
4. Improved quality of phlebotomy service delivery
5. Improve current model and patient life
6. Reduced lost results
7. Inspired patients to monitor each other’s blood draws
8. Reduced missing appointments for blood draws
9. Improved testing coverage and TAT
10. Increased productivity in the community