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

Last week's results; reported 8/18/14

EV/HPeV PCR

  • EV 1/18 (6%) Year-to-date 18/359 (5%)
  • HPeV 3/17 (18%) Year-to-date 21/285 (7%)

Respiratory Panel PCR

  • 1 RSV
  • 3 Adenovirus
  • 2 Parainfluenza3
  • 30 Rhinovirus/enterovirus
  • 1 Mycoplasma pneumoniae

 

       Group A Streptococcus Rapid Antigen Test

Rapid Test

Positive/Total

Follow-Up Culture

Children's Mercy Hospital

(14/73) 19%

(4) 7%

Children's Mercy Northland

(23/67) 34%

(0) 0%

Children's Mercy South

(6/53) 11%

(4) 9%

Children's Mercy West

(2/15) 13%

(0) 0%

Childrens Mercy Broadway

(0/2) 0%

(0) 0%

Children's Mercy Blue Valley

(6/43) 14%

(2) 5%
Children's Mercy East (14/53) 26% (5) 13%

 

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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