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Table 4.

Reasons for difficulty in not improving spatial separation

Item No. of institution
The laboratory is narrow because the relevant departments underestimated the importance of spatial separation in the pulmonary function laboratory 15
It is difficult to request expensive facility improvement 15
There is a lack of information and guidance for laboratory improvement requests 9
There is a lack of awareness of the risk of airborne and droplet infection 1

Excluding 2 other institutions and 9 institutions that did not respond.

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