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Table 2 Distribution of bacterial pathogens among the study sites

From: Improved detection of microbiological pathogens: role of partner and non-governmental organizations

  TPHL [n (%)]   KPHL [n (%)]   SPHL [n (%)]  
  Before (192) After (203) p-value Before (36) After (175) p-value Before (96) After (215) p-value
Blood 2 (1.0) 17 (8.4) < 0.001 0 10 (5.7) 0.14 1 (1.0) 43 (20.0) < 0.001
Urine 14 (7.3) 41 (20.2) < 0.001 36 156 (89.1) 0.04 91 (94.8) 159 (74.0) < 0.001
Stool 7 (3.6) 0 0.01 0 7 (4.0) 0.22 2 (2.1) 12 (5.6) 0.169
CSF 169 (88.0) 145 (71.4) < 0.001 2 (1.1) 2 (2.1) 1 (0.5) 0.177
  1. ‘Before’ refers to number of bacterial pathogens identified at the various PHLs before implementation of the programme; ‘After’ refers to number of bacterial pathogens which were indentified at the various PHLs after implementation of the programme
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