Laboratory surveillance report for Influenza, Influenza-like illnesses (ILI) and COVID-19 As of Epidemiological Weekend 24, 2023
During the first epidemiological week (June 12-18), total of 82 nasopharyngeal swabs were collected at sentinel influenza surveillance sites located in the capital (National Center for Communicable Diseases), western region (Gobi-Altai, Zavkhan province), Northern region (Khuvsgul) and eastern region (Khentii province). These samples were analyzed by RT-PCR assay for the presence of influenza viruses and viruses were detected in 1 sample (1.2% positive rate). As a results influenza 1(100%) sample were positive for Influenza A respectively.

From the multiplex RT-PCR analysis of respiratory pathogens. As for the result Adenovirus, RSV, Rhinovirus and MPV were detected in 5 samples (17.2%), 2 samples (6.9%), 8 samples (27.6%) and 5 samples (17.2%) respectively.

For SARS-CoV-2 surveillance, RT-PCR was performed on 133 specimens collected from the general population and travelers abroad. SARS-CoV-2 virus was detected in 54 samples (positive rate was 40.6%).

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