LABORATORY SURVEILLANCE OF SARS-COV-2 IN 3rd 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 69125 specimens collected from persons with history travel in other COVID-19 affected countries or persons close contact with confirmed COVID-19 patients and 50 samples from patients with ILI and SARI in influenza sentinel surveillance sites between 18-24 Jan, 2021 (3rd week).

The laboratory test performed by rtRT-PCR for SARS-CoV-2 detection for all specimens and positivity rate was 101(0.15%).

Influenza and other respiratory pathogens detection were performed by multiplex rtRT-PCR for the 38(0.05%) samples from influenza sentinel sites. The positivity rate was 1(2%) Bocavirus, 1(2%) RSV, 3(6%) Seasonal CoV respectively.

НИЙТЭЛСЭН: 2021-02-01 10:12:33