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

Last week's results; reported 2/20/17

RSV Rapid Antigen

  • 6/67 (9%); year to date 283/1319 (22%)

Influenza Rapid Antigen

  • 219 Flu A, 135 Flu B/943 (38%); year to date 1866/5134 (36%)

Enterovirus/Human Parechovirus PCR

  • EV 1/11 (9%); year to date 2/79 (3%)
  • HPeV 0/6 (0%); year to date 1/54 (2%)
Pertussis/Parapertussis PCR
  • B. pertussis, 0 B. parapertussis 0/9 (0%); year to date 4/91 (4%)
Viral culture:
  • No respiratory viruses isolated by culture last week

Respiratory Panel PCR:

  • 14 Influenza A H3
  • 3 Influenza B
  • 23 RSV
  • 3 Human Metapneumovirus
  • 7 Adenovirus
  • 5 Parainfluenza 3
  • 14 Rhinovirus/Enterovirus
  • 4 Coronovirus 229E
 Group A Streptococcus Rapid Antigen Test

Rapid Test

Positive/Total

Follow-Up Culture

Children's Mercy Hospital

(29/121) 24%

(9) 10%

Children's Mercy Northland

(89/188) 47%

(6) 6%

 Children's Mercy Kansas

(23/86) 27%

(4) 6%

Children's Mercy West

(5/20) 25%

(1) 7%

Children's Mercy Broadway

(7/17) 41%

(2) 20%

Children's Mercy Blue Valley

(26/125) 21%

(9) 9%
Children's Mercy East (69/195) 35% (7) 6%

 Notes:

  • Seasonal rapid antigen testing for RSV started 10/24/16
  • Seasonal rapid antigen testing for Flu started 12/27/16
  • Seasonal rapid antigen testing for Rota was discontinued 7/13/16

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