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Figure 3

From: Effects of modifying the World Health Organization standard operating procedures for malaria microscopy to improve surveillance in resource poor settings

Figure 3

Reduction in the time taken to issue a report. Prior to the intervention and post-intervention in the control group none of the reports were issued within one hour due to long dry fixing time of the thick smear at room temperature. Majority of reports were issued more than 2 hours after the collection of samples. But following the introduction of modifications, 64.4% of the reports were issued within one hour in intervention group.

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