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

Last week's results; reported 7/17/17

Enterovirus/Human Parechovirus PCR

  • EV 0/12 (0%) YTD 7/274 (3%)
  • HPeV 0/11 (0%) YTD 2/199 (1%)
Pertussis/Parapertussis PCR
  • 1 B. pertussis, 0 B. parapertussis PCR: 1/2 (50%)  YTD 28/246 (11%)
Viral culture:
  • No respiratory viruses isolated last week

Respiratory Panel PCR:

  • 15/44 (34%)
  • 1 Human metapneumovirus
  • 1 Parainfluenza 4
  • 13 Rhinovirus/Enterovirus
Group A Streptococcus Rapid Antigen Test

Rapid Test

Positive/Total

Follow-Up Culture

Children's Mercy Hospital

(13/50) 26%

(1) 3%

Children's Mercy Northland

(28/58) 48%

(0) 0%

Children's Mercy Kansas

(10/57) 18%

(3) 6%

Children's Mercy West

(1/4) 25%

(0) 0%

Children's Mercy Broadway

(2/9) 22%

(0) 0%

Children's Mercy Blue Valley

(19/47) 40%

(3) 11%
Children's Mercy East (16/48) 33% (0) 0%

 Notes:

  • Seasonal rapid antigen testing for RSV ended on 5/1/17
  • Seasonal rapid antigen testing for Flu ended on 5/17/17
  • Seasonal rapid antigen testing for Rota started 3/9/17

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