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

Last week's results; reported 4/14/14

RSV Rapid Antigen Test

  • 6/45 (13%) YTD 1081/3614 (30%)

Rotavirus Antigen Test

  • 0/6 (0%) YTD 11/106 (10%)

Respiratory Viral Culture

  • 1 Adenovirus
  • 1 Parainfluenza 3

Respiratory Panel PCR

  • 1 FluA no subtype
  • 6 FluAH3
  • 6 RSV
  • 8 Human metapneumovirus
  • 6 Adenovirus
  • 2 Parainfluenza 3
  • 19 Rhinovirus/enterovirus
  • 1 Coronavirus NL63

 

       Group A Streptococcus Rapid Antigen Test

Rapid Test

Positive/Total

Follow-Up Culture

Children's Mercy Hospital

(21/95) 22%

(11) 15%

Children's Mercy Northland

(32/81) 40%

(2) 4%

Children's Mercy South

(14/58) 24%

(3) 7%

Children's Mercy West

(5/21) 24%

(0) 0%

Childrens Mercy Broadway

(6/18) 33%

(0) 0%

Children's Mercy Blue Valley

(8/42) 19%

(0) 0%
Children's Mercy East (12/56) 21% (1) 2%

 

Notes:

  • 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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