LABORATORY SURVEILLANCE OF SARS-COV-2 IN 19TH WEEK
The Laboratory Department, National Center for Communicable Diseases, Mongolia has tested 1291 specimens collected from persons with a history travel in other COVID-19 affected countries or persons close contact with confirmed COVID-19 patients and 60 samples from patients with ILI and SARI in influenza sentinel surveillance sites between 04-10 May, 2020 (19th week). The laboratory test performed by rt RT-PCR for SARS-CoV-2 detection for all specimens and positivity rate was 1(0.08%). Influenza and other respiratory pathogens detection was performed by multiplex rt PCR for the 60(4,6%) samples from influenza sentinel sites. There were 8(13,3%) specimens were positive for any respiratory pathogens. Of those were 8(100%) Rhinovirus respectively.
НИЙТЭЛСЭН: 2020-05-13 12:12:25