Laboratory surveillance of SARS-COV-2 in 53rd week
The Laboratory Department, National Center for Communicable Diseases, National Zoonotic Diseases Research Center, Darkhan-Uul provinces, Orkhon provinces, Hovd provinces, Dornod provinces, Selenge provinces Mongolia has tested 68868 specimens collected from persons with history travel in other COVID-19 affected countries or persons close contact with confirmed COVID-19 patients and 24 samples from patients with ILI and SARI in influenza sentinel surveillance sites between 28 Dec, 2020 to 3 Jan, 2021 (53rd week).

The laboratory test performed by rtRT-PCR for SARS-CoV-2 detection for all specimens and positivity rate was 220(0.3%).

Influenza and other respiratory pathogens detection were performed by multiplex rtRT-PCR for the 24(0.03%) samples from influenza sentinel sites. The positivity rate was 1(4.2%) seasonal Coronavirus, 1(4.2%) Parainfluenza virus and 3(12.5%) Bocavirus respectively.

НИЙТЭЛСЭН: 2021-01-06 12:04:14