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

Last week's results; reported 11/28/16

RSV Rapid Antigen

 

  • 12/58 (21%); year to date 45/253 (18%)

 

Enterovirus/Human Parechovirus PCR

  • EV 1/11 (9%); year to date 58/576 (10%)
  • HPeV 0/9 (0%); year to date 37/439 (8%)
Pertussis/Parapertussis PCR
  • 2 Pertussis, 0 Parapertussis 2/29 (7%); year to date 51/644 (8%)
Viral culture:
  • 1 Parainfluenza 2

Respiratory Panel PCR:

  • 8 RSV
  • 1 Human Metapneumovirus
  • 2 Adenovirus
  • 5 Parainfluenza 2
  • 23 Rhinovirus/Enterovirus
  • 2 Coronovirus OC43
  • M. pneumoniae
 Group A Streptococcus Rapid Antigen Test

Rapid Test

Positive/Total

Follow-Up Culture

Children's Mercy Hospital

(12/59) 20%

(4) 9%

Children's Mercy Northland

(24/81) 30%

(1) 2%

 Children's Mercy Kansas

(18/50) 36%

(4) 13%

Children's Mercy West

(3/12) 25%

(0) 0%

Children's Mercy Broadway

(1/10) 10%

(1) 11%

Children's Mercy Blue Valley

(36/86) 42%

(1) 2%
Children's Mercy East (27/78) 35% (4) 8%

 Notes:

  • Seasonal rapid antigen testing for RSV started 10/24/16
  • 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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