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

Last week's results; reported 5/18/15

EV/HPeV PCR

  • EV 2/18 (11%) HPeV 0/15 (0%)

Rotavirus

  • Rotavirus 0/5 (0%) Year-to-date 126/323 (39%)

Viral culture

  • 1 Parainfluenza 3 was isolated last week

Respiratory Panel PCR:

  • 3 RSV
  • 2 hMPV
  • 5 Adenovirus
  • 10 Parainfluenza 3
  • 2 Parainfluenza 4
  • 34 Rhinovirus/enterovirus
  • 1 Coronavirus NL63
  • 1 Coronavirus OC43

Group A Streptococcus Rapid Antigen Test

Rapid Test

Positive/Total

Follow-Up Culture

Children's Mercy Hospital

(21/80) 26%

(2) 3%

Children's Mercy Northland

(29/64) 45%

(2) 6%

Children's Mercy South

(20/54) 37%

(0) 0%

Children's Mercy West

(6/10) 60%

(0) 0%

Childrens Mercy Broadway

(3/7) 43%

(0) 0%

Children's Mercy Blue Valley

(29/64) 45%

(0) 0%
Children's Mercy East (24/63) 38% (2) 5%

 Notes:

  • RSV seasonal antigen testing has stopped 5/5/14
  • 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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