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Table 2 Type of vaccine wastage at the cold rooms (April to September 2016)

From: Vaccine wastage in The Gambia: a prospective observational study

Month Vaccine Type of wastage Total doses discarded Proportionate wastage (%)
Urban
 Apr BCG breakage 40 0.02
 Apr Measles breakage 20 0.01
 Apr DPT breakage 40 0.10
 Apr TT breakage 20 0.01
 Apr Pentavalent expiry 40,260 10.7
 Jun Rotavirus expiry 55,428 29.4
Rural
 Apr Pentavalent expiry 1200 9.6
 Jun Rotavirus expiry 836 6.7
 Jun BCG missing 240 20.0
 Jun YF missing 300 13.8
 Aug YF Othera 1010 62.7
  1. abreakage of vaccine diluent