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

Last week's results; reported 6/29/15

EV/HPeV PCR

  • EV 5/9 (55%)
  • HPeV 0/6 (0%)

Viral culture:

  • No respiratory virus was isolated last week. 

Respiratory Panel PCR:

  • 1 FluAH3
  • 2 RSV
  • 1 hMPV
  • 4 Adenovirus
  • 1 Parainfluenza 1
  • 4 Parainfluenza 3
  • 2 Parainfluenza 4
  • 17 Rhinovirus/Enterovirus
  • 1 C. pneumophila

Group A Streptococcus Rapid Antigen Test

Rapid Test

Positive/Total

Follow-Up Culture

Children's Mercy Hospital

(24/88) 27%

(2) 3%

Children's Mercy Northland

(34/94) 36%

(1) 2%

Children's Mercy South

(17/66) 26%

(2) 4%

Children's Mercy West

(2/5) 40%

(1) 33%

Childrens Mercy Broadway

(3/15) 20%

(1) 8%

Children's Mercy Blue Valley

(7/50) 14%

(2) 5%
Children's Mercy East (15/58) 26% (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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