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Implementing quality assurance for laboratory-based and point-of-care HIV testing in Nigeria

Ado Abubakar, Samuel Peters, Oyebimpe Balogun, Sophia Osawe, Ille Mamman, Joshua Barde, Emmanuel Ojo, Nicholas Ezati, Jide Bango, Evelyn Ngige, Anthony Emeribe, Alash'le Abimiku
African Journal of Laboratory Medicine | Vol 5, No 2 | a455 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/ajlm.v5i2.455 | © 2016 Ado Abubakar, Samuel Peters, Oyebimpe Balogun, Sophia Osawe, Ille Mamman, Joshua Barde, Emmanuel Ojo, Nicholas Ezati, Jide Bango, Evelyn Ngige, Anthony Emeribe, Alash'le Abimiku | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 03 April 2016 | Published: 17 October 2016

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Ado Abubakar, National External Quality Assessment Laboratory, Saye Zaria, Kaduna State and Institute of Human Virology, Maina Court, Plot 252, Herbert Macaulay Way CBD, Abuja, Nigeria
Samuel Peters, Institute of Human Virology, Maina Court, Plot 252, Herbert Macaulay Way CBD, Abuja, Nigeria
Oyebimpe Balogun, Institute of Human Virology, Maina Court, Plot 252, Herbert Macaulay Way CBD, Abuja, Nigeria
Sophia Osawe, Institute of Human Virology, Maina Court, Plot 252, Herbert Macaulay Way CBD, Abuja and Plateau State Human Virology Research Center, Plateau Hospital, Jos, Nigeria
Ille Mamman, Institute of Human Virology, Maina Court, Plot 252, Herbert Macaulay Way CBD, Abuja and Plateau State Human Virology Research Center, Plateau Hospital, Jos, Nigeria
Joshua Barde, National External Quality Assessment Laboratory, Saye Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria and University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Emmanuel Ojo, Family Health International (FHI 360), Garki Abuja, Nigeria
Nicholas Ezati, Institute of Human Virology, Maina Court, Plot 252, Herbert Macaulay Way CBD, Abuja and National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Training Center, Saye, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria
Jide Bango, HIV/AIDS Division, Federal Ministry of Health, Edo House Abuja, Nigeria
Evelyn Ngige, HIV/AIDS Division, Federal Ministry of Health, Edo House Abuja, Nigeria
Anthony Emeribe, Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria, Durumi, Abuja, Nigeria
Alash'le Abimiku, Institute of Human Virology, Maina Court, Plot 252, Herbert Macaulay Way CBD, Abuja, Nigeria and University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States


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Quality; Assurance; HIV; testing; Nigeria

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