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

Last week's results; reported 12/15/14

RSV Rapid Antigen Test

  • 18/123 (15%) Year to date 40/296 (14%)

Flu Rapid Antigen Test

  • 322 Flu A, 5 Flu B /800 (41%) Year to Date 591/1781 (33%) 

EV/HPeV PCR

  • EV 1/9 (11%) Year to date 65/628 (10.3%)
  • HPeV 0/8 (0%) Year-to-date 43/503 (8.5%)  

Viral Culture

  • 1 FluA
  • 1 Adenovirus
  • 1 Parainfluenza 2

Respiratory Panel PCR

  • 7 FluA H3
  • 11 RSV
  • 1 hMPV
  • 1 Adenovirus
  • 5 Parainfluenza 2
  • 1 Parainfluenza 3
  • 23 Rhinovirus/enterovirus
  • 2 M. pneumoniae
  • 1 Coronovirus OC43

Group A Streptococcus Rapid Antigen Test

Rapid Test

Positive/Total

Follow-Up Culture

Children's Mercy Hospital

(31/133) 23%

(9) 9%

Children's Mercy Northland

(40/126) 32%

(1) 1%

Children's Mercy South

(22/90) 24%

(1) 1%

Children's Mercy West

(5/21) 24%

(0) 0%

Childrens Mercy Broadway

(7/24) 29%

(2) 12%

Children's Mercy Blue Valley

(15/72) 21%

(2) 4%
Children's Mercy East (34/118) 29% (5) 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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