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

Last week's results; reported 7/28/14

EV/HPeV PCR

  • EV 2/17 (12%) Year-to-date 11/305 (4%)
  • HPeV 5/16 (31%) Year-to-date 16/237 (7%)

Respiratory Panel PCR

  • 1 Adenovirus
  • 2 Parainfluenza3
  • 14 Rhinovirus/enterovirus
  • 1 Mycoplasma pneumoniae

 

       Group A Streptococcus Rapid Antigen Test

Rapid Test

Positive/Total

Follow-Up Culture

Children's Mercy Hospital

(7/62) 11%

(3) 5%

Children's Mercy Northland

(18/55) 33%

(0) 0%

Children's Mercy South

(3/46) 7%

(2) 5%

Children's Mercy West

(3/12) 25%

(1) 11%

Childrens Mercy Broadway

(2/12) 17%

(1) 10%

Children's Mercy Blue Valley

(13/43) 30%

(0) 10%
Children's Mercy East (11/62) 18% (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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