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

Last week's results; reported 1/16/17

RSV Rapid Antigen

  • 21/92 (23%); year to date 185/891 (21%)

Influenza Rapid Antigen

  • 91 Flu A, 12 Flu B/403 (26%); year to date 184/862 (21%)

Enterovirus/Human Parechovirus PCR

  • EV 0/8 (0%); year to date 1/26 (4%)
  • HPeV 0/6 (0%); year to date 1/18 (6%)
Pertussis/Parapertussis PCR
  • B. pertussis, 0 B. parapertussis 0/15 (0%); year to date 1/49 (2%)
Viral culture:
  • No respiratory viruses isolated last week

Respiratory Panel PCR:

  • 5 Influenza A H3
  • 1 Influenza B
  • 23 RSV
  • 3 Adenovirus
  • 2 Parainfluenza 2
  • 1 Parainfluenza 3
  • 13 Rhinovirus/Enterovirus
  • 4 Coronovirus 229E
  • 6 Coronovirus OC43
  • 3 M. pneumoniae
 Group A Streptococcus Rapid Antigen Test

Rapid Test

Positive/Total

Follow-Up Culture

Children's Mercy Hospital

(27/76) 36%

(6) 12%

Children's Mercy Northland

(38/105) 36%

(2) 3%

 Children's Mercy Kansas

(17/65) 26%

(0) 0%

Children's Mercy West

(4/15) 27%

(1) 9%

Children's Mercy Broadway

(3/20) 15%

(2) 12%

Children's Mercy Blue Valley

(26/76) 34%

(1) 2%
Children's Mercy East (42/136) 31% (3) 3%

 Notes:

  • Seasonal rapid antigen testing for RSV started 10/24/16
  • Seasonal rapid antigen testing for Flu started 12/27/16
  • Seasonal rapid antigen testing for Rota was discontinued 7/13/16

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