Laboratory surveillance report for Influenza, Influenza-like illnesses (ILI) and COVID-19 As of Epidemiological Weekend 19, 2023
During the first epidemiological week (May 08-14), total of 290 nasopharyngeal swabs were collected at sentinel influenza surveillance sites located in the capital (the National Center for Communicable Diseases), western region (Bayan-Ulgii, Govi-Altai, Khovd province), eastern region (Dornogobi province). These samples were analyzed by RT-PCR assay for the presence of influenza viruses and viruses were detected in 101 samples (34.8% positive rate). As a result of influenza subtyping, not viruses respectively.

From the multiplex RT-PCR analysis of respiratory pathogens. As for the result RSV detected in 1 sample (4.5%) respectively.

For SARS-CoV-2 surveillance, RT-PCR was performed on 290 specimens collected from the general population and travelers abroad. SARS-CoV-2 virus was detected in 100 samples (positive rate was 34.5%).

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