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

Last week's results; reported 8/15/16

Enterovirus/Human Parechovirus PCR

  • EV 0/13 (0%); year to date 21/363 (6%)
  • HPeV 0/10 (0%); year to date 10/251 (4%)

Viral culture:

  • 1 RSV

Respiratory Panel PCR:

  • 1 Adenovirus
  • 1 Parainfluenza 4
  • 9 Rhinovirus/Enterovirus
  • 1 Coronavirus HKU1
Pertussis/Parapertussis PCR:
  • 2 Pertussis, 0 Parapertussis PCR:  2/8 (25%)  YTD 30/363 (8%)

 Group A Streptococcus Rapid Antigen Test

Rapid Test

Positive/Total

Follow-Up Culture

Children's Mercy Hospital

(13/59) 22%

(1) 2%

Children's Mercy Northland

(17/69) 25%

(1) 2%

 Children's Mercy Kansas

(4/32) 13%

(2) 7%

Children's Mercy West

(2/6) 33%

(1) 25%

Children's Mercy Broadway

(1/7) 14%

(1) 17%

Children's Mercy Blue Valley

(11/58) 19%

(0) 0%
Children's Mercy East (7/66) 11% (0) 0%

 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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