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

Last week's results; reported 1/19/15

RSV Rapid Antigen Test

  • 37/167 (22%) Year to date 227/1250 (18%)

Flu Rapid Antigen Test

  • 91 Flu A, 5 Flu B /504 (19%) Year to Date 1790/5486 (33%) 

Rotavirus

  • Rotavirus 1/7 (14%) Year to date 1/14 (7%)

Viral Culture

  • 1 Flu A
  • 2 RSV
  • 1 Parainfluenza 2
  • 1 Parainfluenza 3
  • 1 Metapneumovirus

Respiratory Panel PCR

  • 8 Flu A H3
  • 20 RSV
  • 2 hMPV
  • 2 Adenovirus
  • 2 Parainfluenza 2
  • 2 Parainfluenza 3
  • 25 Rhinovirus/enterovirus
  • 1 Coronavirus 229E
  • 9 Coronovirus OC43
  • 1 M. pneumoniae

Group A Streptococcus Rapid Antigen Test

Rapid Test

Positive/Total

Follow-Up Culture

Children's Mercy Hospital

(23/69) 33%

(5) 11%

Children's Mercy Northland

(35/94) 37%

(3) 5%

Children's Mercy South

(13/57) 23%

(2) 5%

Children's Mercy West

(8/17) 47%

(1) 11%

Childrens Mercy Broadway

(7/20) 35%

(0) 0%

Children's Mercy Blue Valley

(19/66) 29%

(1) 2%
Children's Mercy East (22/69) 32% (1) 2%

 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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