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Table 4 People at risk of gambiense HAT that are potentially covered by facilities with different types of diagnostic capabilities for HAT

From: Mapping the capacities of fixed health facilities to cover people at risk of gambiense human African trypanosomiasis

Type of diagnosis At-risk population potentially covered [%]
  ≤ 1 hour travel time ≤ 3 hour travel time ≤ 5 hour travel time
  VH-H M L-VL VH-H M L-VL VH-H M L-VL
DxC 48 41 40 77 72 69 87 84 82
DxS 41 38 37 73 70 65 86 83 79
DxP 41 37 37 73 69 64 85 82 78
DxPh 41 35 35 72 68 63 85 81 78
  1. DxC: clinical diagnosis; DxS: serological diagnosis; DxP: parasitological diagnosis; DxPh: disease staging. VH: Very high risk; H: High risk; M: Moderate risk; L: Low risk; VL: Very low risk. People at risk are stratified by risk categories as defined in[7].