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

Last week's results; reported 3/30/15

RSV Rapid Antigen Test

  • 38/207 (18%) Year to date 874/3567 (25%)

Flu Rapid Antigen Test

  • 5 Flu A, 59 Flu B / 306 (21%) YTD 2274/8930 (25%)

Rotavirus

  • 10/25 (40%) Year to date 102/234 (44%)

Viral culture

  • 1 Human Metapneumovirus

Respiratory Panel PCR:

  • 1 Flu A H3
  • 7 Flu B
  • 30 RSV
  • 12 hMPV
  • 5 Adenovirus
  • 10 Parainfluenza 3
  • 1 Parainfluenza 4
  • 41 Rhinovirus/Enterovirus
  • 3 Coronavirus NL63
  • 2 Coronavirus 229E
  • 8 Coronavirus OC43
  • 1 M. pneumoniae

Group A Streptococcus Rapid Antigen Test

Rapid Test

Positive/Total

Follow-Up Culture

Children's Mercy Hospital

(39/89) 44%

(6) 12%

Children's Mercy Northland

(31/83) 37%

(5) 10%

Children's Mercy South

(17/48) 35%

(2) 6%

Children's Mercy West

(12/20) 60%

(1) 13%

Childrens Mercy Broadway

(4/13) 31%

(1) 11%

Children's Mercy Blue Valley

(15/50) 30%

(0) 0%
Children's Mercy East (29/95) 31% (3) 5%

 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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