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Table 5 Turnaround times: Number (%) of specimen results dissemination from Xpert site to Non-Xpert sites in Mwanza Region 2017/2018

From: Reducing delays to multidrug-resistant tuberculosis case detection through a revised routine surveillance system

Centre <  3 days > = 3 & < 7 day > = 7 & < 21 day > = 21 days Total
Diagnostic 75 (96) 2 (3) 0 (0) 1 (1) 78
Non-Diagnostic 70 (95) 1 (1) 0 (0) 3 (4) 74
Total 145 (95) 3 (2) 0 (0) 4 (3) 152
  1. Note: 62 Specimens were excluded from the analysis
  2. Key: Diagnostic- sites with microscopy; Non-diagnostic- site without microscopy.