LABORATORY SURVEILLANCE OF SARS-COV-2 IN 21ST WEEK
The Laboratory Department, National Center for Communicable Diseases, National Zoonotic Diseases Research Center and Darkhna Uul provinces, Mongolia have tested 1725 specimens collected from persons with history travel in other COVID-19 affected countries or persons close contact with confirmed COVID-19 patients and 75 samples from patients with ILI and SARI in influenza sentinel surveillance sites between 18-24 May, 2020 (21st week). The laboratory test performed by rt RT-PCR for SARS-CoV-2 detection for all specimens and the positivity rate was 1(0.05%). Influenza and other respiratory pathogen detection were performed by multiplex rt PCR for the 75(4.3%) samples from influenza sentinel sites. There were 7(9.3%) specimens were positive for any respiratory pathogens. Of those were 5(71.4%) Rhinovirus and 2(28.6%) RSV respectively.
НИЙТЭЛСЭН: 2020-06-03 19:47:42