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

Last week's results; reported 5/23/16

RSV Rapid Antigen Test

  • 0/7 (0%) YTD 649/3309 (20%) 

Influenza Rapid Antigen Test

  • 3 FluA, 4 FluB/103 (7%) YTD 1336/6196 (22%)

Rotavirus Rapid Antigen Test

  • 0/9 (0%) YTD 3/133 (2.3%)

Enterovirus/Human Parechovirus PCR

  • EV 0/9 (18%); year to date 7/216 (3.2%)
  • HPeV 0/6 (0%); year to date 0/142 (0%)

Viral culture:

  • 1 FluA

Respiratory Panel PCR:

  • 1 Influenza B
  • 2 RSV
  • 5 Adenovirus
  • 1 Parainfluenza 1
  • 7 Parainfluenza 3
  • 1 Human Metapneumovirus
  • 21 Rhinovirus/Enterovirus
  • 5 Coronavirus OC43

 Group A Streptococcus Rapid Antigen Test

Rapid Test

Positive/Total

Follow-Up Culture

Children's Mercy Hospital

(14/62) 23%

(2) 4%

Children's Mercy Northland

(37/89) 42%

(0) 0%

 Children's Mercy Kansas

(9/57) 16%

(5) 10%

Children's Mercy West

(5/13) 38%

(1) 13%

Children's Mercy Broadway

(3/16) 19%

(1) 8%

Children's Mercy Blue Valley

(41/93) 44%

(1) 2%
Children's Mercy East (22/67) 33% (1) 2%

 Notes:

  • Seasonal rapid antigen testing for RSV discontinue 5/17/16
  • Seasonal rapid antigen testing for RSV started 11/4/15
  • Seasonal rapid antigen testing for Rota started 11/4/15
  • Seasonal rapid antigen testing for Flu started 1/13/16

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