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

Last week's results; reported 5/22/17

Influenza Rapid Antigen

  • 0 Flu A, 1 Flu B/5 (20%) YTD 2863/8962 (32%)

Enterovirus/Human Parechovirus PCR

  • EV 0/10 (0%) YTD 3/197 (2 %)
  • HPeV 0/8 (0%) YTD 2/145 (2%)
Pertussis/Parapertussis PCR
  • 0 B. pertussis, 0 B. parapertussis PCR: 0/3 (0%)  YTD 15/191 (8%)
Viral culture:
  • No respiratory viruses isolated last week

Respiratory Panel PCR:

  • 30/59 (51%)
  • 1 Influenza B
  • 1 RSV
  • 4 Human Metapneumovirus
  • 3 Adenovirus
  • 1 Parainfluenza 3
  • 1 Parainfluenza 4
  • 19 Rhinovirus/Enterovirus
Rotavirus Rapid Antigen
  • 0/6 (0%); YTD 26/348 (8%) 
Group A Streptococcus Rapid Antigen Test

Rapid Test

Positive/Total

Follow-Up Culture

Children's Mercy Hospital

(21/65) 32%

(1) 2%

Children's Mercy Northland

(34/83) 41%

(2) 4%

Children's Mercy Kansas

(19/62) 31%

(5) 12%

Children's Mercy West

(5/9) 56%

(0) 0%

Children's Mercy Broadway

(2/14) 14%

(2) 17%

Children's Mercy Blue Valley

(35/74) 47%

(1) 3%
Children's Mercy East (31/99) 31% (3) 4%

 Notes:

  • Seasonal rapid antigen testing for RSV ended on 5/1/17
  • Seasonal rapid antigen testing for Flu ended on 5/17/17
  • Seasonal rapid antigen testing for Rota started 3/9/17

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