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

Last week's results; reported 4/20/15

RSV Rapid Antigen Test

  • 17/113 (15%) Year to date 928/3937 (24%)

Flu Rapid Antigen Test

  • 2 Flu A, 36 Flu B / 237 (16%) YTD 2391/9665 (25%)

Rotavirus

  • 1/9 (11%) Year to date 120/290 (41%)

Viral culture

  • 1 FluA
  • 1 FluB

Respiratory Panel PCR:

  • 1 Flu A H3
  • 5 FluB
  • 14 RSV
  • 4 hMPV
  • 4 Adenovirus
  • 16 Parainfluenza 3
  • 1 Parainfluenza 4
  • 38 Rhinovirus/enterovirus
  • 1 Coronavirus 229E
  • 1 Coronavirus OC43

Group A Streptococcus Rapid Antigen Test

Rapid Test

Positive/Total

Follow-Up Culture

Children's Mercy Hospital

(24/79) 30%

(5) 9%

Children's Mercy Northland

(38/105) 36%

(3) 4%

Children's Mercy South

(15/70) 21%

(3) 5%

Children's Mercy West

(9/24) 38%

(1) 7%

Childrens Mercy Broadway

(3/14) 21%

(0) 0%

Children's Mercy Blue Valley

(23/64) 36%

(2) 5%
Children's Mercy East (23/71) 32% (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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