Quality of HIV laboratory testing in Tanzania: a situation analysis.

  title={Quality of HIV laboratory testing in Tanzania: a situation analysis.},
  author={Godfrey S. Mfinanga and Benezeth M. Mutayoba and Grace Mbogo and Amos M. Kahwa and Godfather Dickson Kimaro and Paulo P. Mhame and Christina Mwangi and Mwelecele Ntuli Malecela and Andrew Yona Kitua},
  journal={Tanzania health research bulletin},
  volume={9 1},
Tanzania is scaling up prevention, treatment, care and support of individuals affected with HIV. There is therefore a need for high quality and reliable HIV infection testing and AIDS staging. The objective of this study was to assess laboratories capacities of services in terms of HIV testing and quality control. A baseline survey was conducted from December 2004 to February 2005 in 12 laboratories which were conveniently selected to represent all the zones of Tanzania. The questionnaires… CONTINUE READING


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