LABORATORY SURVEILLANCE OF SARS-COV-2 IN 16TH WEEK
The Virology Laboratory, National Influenza Center, National Center for Communicable Diseases, Mongolia has tested 1064 specimens collected from persons with a history of recent travel in abroad or persons close contact with confirmed COVID-19 patients and 81 samples from patients with ILI and SARI in influenza sentinel surveillance sites between 13 to 19 April, 2020 (16th week).

The laboratory test performed by rt RT-PCR for SARS-CoV-2 detection for all specimens and positivity rate was 15(1,4%).

Influenza and other respiratory pathogens detection was performed by multiplex rt PCR for the 81(7,6%) samples from influenza sentinel sites. There were 13(16%) specimens were positive for any respiratory pathogens including 6(46,1%) Rhinovirus, 1(7,7%) Adenovirus, 2(15,4%) Bocavirus, 2(15,4%) seasonal CoV, 1(7,7%) Parainfluenza-virus and 1(7.7%) RSV respectively.

НИЙТЭЛСЭН: 2020-04-22 15:20:58