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

Last week's results; reported 9/29/14

EV/HPeV PCR

  • EV 5/14 (36%) Year to date 35/475 (7%)
  • HPeV 0/7 (0%) Year-to-date 36/383 (9%)

Respiratory Panel PCR

  • 1 Parainfluenza 2
  • 2 Parainfluenza 3
  • 2 Parainfluena 4
  • 75 Rhinovirus/enterovirus
  • 1 B. pertussis
  •    Group A Streptococcus Rapid Antigen Test

Rapid Test

Positive/Total

Follow-Up Culture

Children's Mercy Hospital

(20/92) 22%

(6) 8%

Children's Mercy Northland

(23/77) 30%

(4) 7%

Children's Mercy South

(10/69) 14%

(4) 7%

Children's Mercy West

(3/18) 17%

(1) 7%

Childrens Mercy Broadway

(2/11) 18%

(0) 0%

Children's Mercy Blue Valley

(14/66) 21%

(0) 0%
Children's Mercy East (11/68) 16% (1) 2%

 

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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