The Virology Laboratory, National Influenza Center, National Center for Communicable Diseases, Mongolia has tested 991 specimens which collected from persons with a history of recent travel in China or other COVID-19 affected areas or persons close contact with confirmed COVID-19 patients between 16 to 22 March, 2020 (12th week).

The laboratory test performed by rt RT-PCR for SARS-CoV-2 detection for all specimens and positivity rate was 9(0.9%).

Influenza and other respiratory pathogens detection was performed by multiplex rt PCR for random selected samples from SARS-CoV-2 negative 97(9.8%) samples. There were 17(17.5%) specimens were positive for any respiratory pathogens. Of those were 7(41.2%) Rhinovirus, 3(17.6%) HBoV, 2(11.8%) Seasonal CoV, 2(11.8%) Adenovirus, 1(5.9%) Parainfluenzavirus, 1(5.9%) RSV and 1(5.9%) Enterovirus respectively.

НИЙТЭЛСЭН: 2020-03-26 17:46:45