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

Last week's results; reported 10/20/14

EV/HPeV PCR

  • EV    3/21 (14%) Year to date 46/535 (8.6%)
  • HPeV 2/15 (13%) Year-to-date 41/429 (9.5%)

Viral Culture

  • 1 Adenovirus    

Respiratory Panel PCR

  • 2 FluAH3
  • 2  RSV
  • 1 Metapneumovirus
  • 1 Adenovirus
  • 5 Parainfluenza 2
  • 52 Rhinovirus/Enterovirus
  • 3 M. pneumoniae

Group A Streptococcus Rapid Antigen Test

Rapid Test

Positive/Total

Follow-Up Culture

Children's Mercy Hospital

(20/78) 26%

(7) 12%

Children's Mercy Northland

(25/99) 25%

(3) 4%

Children's Mercy South

(10/51) 20%

(0) 0%

Children's Mercy West

(8/17) 47%

(0) 0%

Childrens Mercy Broadway

(5/18) 28%

(1) 8%

Children's Mercy Blue Valley

(6/68) 9%

(1) 2%
Children's Mercy East (18/82) 22% (4) 6%

 

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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