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

Last week's results; reported 6/27/16

Rotavirus Rapid Antigen Test

  • 0/4 (0%) YTD 3/150 (2%)

Enterovirus/Human Parechovirus PCR

  • EV 1/9 (11%); year to date 11/262 (4%)
  • HPeV 0/4 (0%); year to date 2/173 (1.2%)

Viral culture:

  • No viruses were isolated last week.

Respiratory Panel PCR:

  • 1 RSV 
  • 4 Adenovirus     
  • 3 Parainfluenza 3
  • 1 Parainfluenza 4
  • 15 Rhinovirus/Enterovirus

 Group A Streptococcus Rapid Antigen Test

Rapid Test

Positive/Total

Follow-Up Culture

Children's Mercy Hospital

(15/65) 23%

(1) 2%

Children's Mercy Northland

(18/57) 32%

(0) 0%

 Children's Mercy Kansas

(6/42) 14%

(2) 6%

Children's Mercy West

(1/14) 7%

(0) 0%

Children's Mercy Broadway

(2/9) 22%

(0) 0%

Children's Mercy Blue Valley

(14/59) 24%

(1) 2%
Children's Mercy East (13/65) 20% (1) 2%

 Notes:

  • Seasonal rapid antigen testing for RSV discontinue 5/17/16
  • 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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