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

Last week's results; reported 11/24/14

RSV Rapid Antigen Test

  • 8/63 (12.7%) Year to date 11/101 (10.8%)

Flu Rapid Antigen Test

  • 26 Flu A, 0 Flu B /167 (15.5%) Year to Date 32/247 (12.9%) 

EV/HPeV PCR

  • EV 2/14 (14%) Year to date 64/605 (10.5%)
  • HPeV 0/11 (0%) Year-to-date 43/484 (8.8%)  

Viral Culture

  • 1 Adenovirus

Respiratory Panel PCR

  • 4 FluA H3
  • 3 RSV
  • 2 hMPV
  • 3 Adenovirus
  • 3 Parainfluenza 2
  • 2 Parainfluenza 3
  • 37 Rhinovirus/enterovirus
  • M. pneumoniae

Group A Streptococcus Rapid Antigen Test

Rapid Test

Positive/Total

Follow-Up Culture

Children's Mercy Hospital

(23/101) 23%

(7) 9%

Children's Mercy Northland

(18/79) 23%

(3) 5%

Children's Mercy South

(13/62) 21%

(4) 8%

Children's Mercy West

(3/17) 18%

(0) 0%

Childrens Mercy Broadway

(6/24) 25%

(1) 6%

Children's Mercy Blue Valley

(12/55) 22%

(1) 2%
Children's Mercy East (18/69) 26% (2) 4%

 

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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