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

Last week's results; reported 8/24/15

EV/HPeV PCR

  • EV 9/29 (31%)
  • HPeV 1/15 (6.6%)

Viral culture:

  • 1 Adenovirus

Respiratory Panel PCR:

  • 4 RSV
  • 1 MPV
  • 5 Adenovirus
  • 2 Parainfluenza 3
  • 2 Parainfluenza 4
  • 29 Rhinovirus/enterovirus

Group A Streptococcus Rapid Antigen Test

Rapid Test

Positive/Total

Follow-Up Culture

Children's Mercy Hospital

(21/92) 23%

(11) 15%

Children's Mercy Northland

(11/68) 16%

(5) 9%

Children's Mercy South

(8/59) 14%

(6) 12%

Children's Mercy West

(4/11) 36%

(0) 0%

Childrens Mercy Broadway

(0/13) 0%

(0) 0%

Children's Mercy Blue Valley

(22/53) 42%

(3) 10%
Children's Mercy East (16/64) 25% (5) 10%

 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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