LABORATORY SURVEILLANCE OF SARS-COV-2 IN 20TH WEEK
The Laboratory Department, National Center for Communicable Diseases, Mongolia has tested 1624 specimens collected from persons with history travel in other COVID-19 affected countries or persons close contact with confirmed COVID-19 patients and 42 samples from patients with ILI and SARI in influenza sentinel surveillance sites between 11-17 May, 2020 (20th week). The laboratory test performed by rt RT-PCR for SARS-CoV-2 detection for all specimens and the positivity rate was 98(6,03%). Influenza and other respiratory pathogen detection were performed by multiplex rt PCR for the 42(2,6%) samples from influenza sentinel sites. There were 5(11,9%) specimens were positive for any respiratory pathogens. Of those were 4(80%) Rhinovirus and 1(20%) Parainfluenza virus respectively.
НИЙТЭЛСЭН: 2020-06-03 19:45:33