Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Weekly Updates
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Weekly Updates

Last week's results; reported 4/21/14

RSV Rapid Antigen Test

  • 7/44 (16%) YTD 1088/3658 (30%)

Rotavirus Antigen Test

  • 3/9 (33%) YTD 14/115 (12%)

Respiratory Viral Culture

  • 1 Influenza B
  • 1 RSV

Respiratory Panel PCR

  • 3 FluAH3
  • 1 FluB
  • 5 RSV
  • 5 Human metapneumovirus
  • 5 Adenovirus
  • 2 Parainfluenza 3
  • 18 Rhinovirus/enterovirus
  • 1 Coronavirus 229E

 

       Group A Streptococcus Rapid Antigen Test

Rapid Test

Positive/Total

Follow-Up Culture

Children's Mercy Hospital

(26/95) 27%

(4) 6%

Children's Mercy Northland

(36/91) 40%

(3) 5%

Children's Mercy South

(12/51) 24%

(2) 5%

Children's Mercy West

(5/21) 24%

(1) 6%

Childrens Mercy Broadway

(1/8) 13%

(1) 14%

Children's Mercy Blue Valley

(16/58) 28%

(0) 0%
Children's Mercy East (23/50) 46% (5) 19%

 

Notes:

  • RSV seasonal rapid antigen testing initiated 11/4/13
  • Flu seasonal rapid antigen testing initiated 11/25/13
  • Rotavirus seasonal rapid antigen testing initiated 1/6/14

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