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

Last week's results; reported 7/28/14

EV/HPeV PCR

  • EV 2/20 (10%) Year-to-date 9/288 (3%)
  • HPeV 1/20 (5%) Year-to-date 11/221 (5%)

Viral Culture

  • 1 RSV
  • 1 Parainfluenza 3

Respiratory Panel PCR

  • 4 Adenovirus
  • 5 Parainfluenza3
  • 15 Rhinovirus/enterovirus
  • 1 Mycoplasma pneumoniae
  • 1 Bordetella pertussis

 

       Group A Streptococcus Rapid Antigen Test

Rapid Test

Positive/Total

Follow-Up Culture

Children's Mercy Hospital

(12/73) 16%

(4) 7%

Children's Mercy Northland

(12/53) 23%

(1) 2%

Children's Mercy South

(18/68) 26%

(5) 10%

Children's Mercy West

(2/8) 25%

(1) 17%

Childrens Mercy Broadway

(2/9) 22%

(0) 0%

Children's Mercy Blue Valley

(12/42) 29%

(3) 10%
Children's Mercy East (10/42) 24% (0) 0%

 

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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