LABORATORY SURVEILLANCE OF SARS-COV-2 IN 18TH WEEK
The Laboratory Department, National Center for Communicable Diseases, Mongolia has tested 1443 specimens collected from persons with a history travel in other COVID-19 affected countries or persons close contact with confirmed COVID-19 patients and 91 samples from patients with ILI and SARI in influenza sentinel surveillance sites between 27 April to 3 May, 2020 (18th 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 91(6.3%) samples from influenza sentinel sites. There were 13(14.3%) specimens were positive for any respiratory pathogens. Of those were 10(76.9%) Rhinovirus, 2(15.4%) Adenovirus, 1(7.7%) Bocavirus respectively.

НИЙТЭЛСЭН: 2020-05-07 11:19:04