LABORATORY SURVEILLANCE OF SARS-COV-2 IN 15TH WEEK
The Virology Laboratory, National Influenza Center, National Center for Communicable Diseases, Mongolia has tested 1262 specimens 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 and 120 samples from patients with ILI and SARI in influenza sentinel surveillance sites between 06 to 12 April, 2020 (15th week).

The laboratory test performed by rt RT-PCR for SARS-CoV-2 detection for all specimens and positivity rate was 3(0.2%). Influenza and other respiratory pathogens detection was performed by multiplex rt PCR for the 120(8.7%) samples from influenza sentinel sites. There were 18(15%) specimens were positive for any respiratory pathogens. Of those were 12(66.7%) Rhinovirus, 3(16.7%) Adenovirus, 1(5.6%) Bocavirus and 2(11%) RSV respectively.

НИЙТЭЛСЭН: 2020-04-21 10:22:38