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

Last week's results; reported 2/8/16

RSV Rapid Antigen Test

  • 40/183 (22%) YTD 262/1498 (17%) 

Influenza Rapid Antigen Test

  • 30 FluA, 4 FluB/307 (11%) YTD 57/751 (7%)

Rotavirus Rapid Antigen Test

  • 0/4 (0%) YTD 1/39 (3%)

Enterovirus/Human Parechovirus PCR

  • EV 0/11 (0%); year to date 0/73 (0%)
  • HPeV 0/5 (0%); year to date 0/41 (0%)

Viral culture:

  • 2 RSV

Respiratory Panel PCR:

  • 1 Influenza A H3
  • 2 Influenza ApH1N1
  • 1 Influenza B
  • 23 Respiratory syncytial virus
  • 8 Human Metapneumovirus
  • 3 Adenovirus
  • 17 Rhinovirus/Enterovirus
  • 6 Coronavirus HKU1
  • 6 Coronavirus NL 63
  • 2 Coronavirus OC43
  • 1 M. pneumoniae

 Group A Streptococcus Rapid Antigen Test

Rapid Test

Positive/Total

Follow-Up Culture

Children's Mercy Hospital

(24/67) 36%

(5) 12%

Children's Mercy Northland

(44/102) 43%

(2) 3%

 Children's Mercy Kansas

(20/71) 28%

(3) 6%

Children's Mercy West

(3/20) 15%

(0) 0%

Children's Mercy Broadway

(8/31) 26%

(1) 4%

Children's Mercy Blue Valley

(31/88) 35%

(2) 4%
Children's Mercy East (30/76) 39% (2) 4%

 Notes:

  • Seasonal rapid antigen testing for RSV started 11/4/15
  • Seasonal rapid antigen testing for Rota started 11/4/15
  • Seasonal rapid antigen testing for Flu started 1/13/16

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