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

Last week's results; reported 9/26/16

Enterovirus/Human Parechovirus PCR

  • EV 4/15 (27%); year to date 40/446 (9%)
  • HPeV 4/14 (29%); year to date 19/322 (6%)
Rotavirus Rapid Antigen Test
  • 0/5 (0%) YTD 3/178 (2%)

Viral culture:

  • 1 Adenovirus isolated

Respiratory Panel PCR:

  • 3 RSV
  • 1 Parainfluenza 2
  • 22 Rhinovirus/Enterovirus
 Group A Streptococcus Rapid Antigen Test

Rapid Test

Positive/Total

Follow-Up Culture

Children's Mercy Hospital

(11/67) 16%

(1) 2%

Children's Mercy Northland

(22/81) 27%

(0) 0%

 Children's Mercy Kansas

(22/76) 29%

(0) 0%

Children's Mercy West

(0/6) 0%

(0) 0%

Children's Mercy Broadway

(2/11) 18%

(0) 0%

Children's Mercy Blue Valley

(16/72) 22%

(0) 0%
Children's Mercy East (12/71) 17% (0) 0%

 Notes:

  • Seasonal rapid antigen testing for RSV was discontinued 5/17/16
  • Seasonal rapid antigen testing for Flu was discontinued 6/1/16
  • Seasonal rapid antigen testing for Rota was discontinued 7/13/16

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