Respiratory Virus Detections/Isolations in Canada, Week 39 ending October 3, 2015

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Table 1 - Respiratory Virus Detections/Isolations for the week ending October 3, 2015
Table 1 - Respiratory Virus Detections/Isolations for the week ending October 3, 2015 (Reporting Week 201538)
Reporting Laboratory Flu Test Flu A(H1N1)pdm09 Flu AH1 Pos. Flu AH3 Pos. Flu A Pos.(all) Flu B Pos. R.S.V. Test R.S.V. Pos. PIV Test PIV 1 Pos. PIV 2 Pos. PIV 3 Pos. PIV 4 Pos. Other PIV Pos. Adeno Test Adeno Pos. hMPV Test hMPV Pos. Rhino Test Rhino Pos. Coron Test Coron Pos.
Newfoundland 43 0 0 0 0 0 43 0 43 0 0 0 0 0 43 1 43 0 43 19 non testé non testé
Prince Edward Island 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 5 2 5 0
Nova Scotia 17 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 10 0 10 2 10 0
New Brunswick 27 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 14 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Atlantic 92 0 0 0 0 0 79 0 72 0 0 0 0 0 72 2 58 0 58 23 15 0
Région Nord-Est 22 0 0 0 0 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  Not Available  Not Available 0 0
Québec-Chaudière-Appalaches 51 0 0 0 0 0 82 2 71 2 0 1 0 0 79 1 59 0  Not Available  Not Available 58 0
Centre-du-Québec 27 0 0 0 0 0 33 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0  Not Available  Not Available 0 0
Montréal-Laval 385 0 0 0 2 0 354 8 297 9 1 1 1 0 304 5 233 0  Not Available  Not Available 227 1
Ouest du Québec 28 0 0 0 0 0 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  Not Available  Not Available 0 0
Montérégie 18 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  Not Available  Not Available 0 0
Province of Québec 531 0 0 0 2 0 515 11 373 11 1 2 1 0 388 6 292 0  Not Available  Not Available 285 1
Ottawa P.H.L. 13 0 0 0 1 0 20 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 20 0 19 0 14 12 13 1
CHEO - Ottawa N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Kingston P.H.L. 22 0 0 0 0 0 22 0 22 2 1 0 0 0 22 0 22 0 8 2 8 0
Toronto Medical Laboratory 118 0 0 0 0 1 118 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 0
P.H.O.L. - Toronto 206 4 0 8 15 2 188 1 188 3 0 2 1 0 188 0 184 0 62 18 56 2
Sick Kids'Hospital - Toronto 62 0 0 0 0 0 62 0 62 0 0 1 0 0 62 0 62 0 0 0 0 0
Sunnybrook & Women's College HSC 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 39 0
Sault Ste. Marie P.H.L. 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 3 2 3 0
Timmins P.H.L. 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
St. Joseph's - London N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
London P.H.L. 76 0 0 0 0 0 77 0 77 2 1 0 1 0 77 3 73 0 28 10 24 0
Orillia P.H.L. 25 0 0 0 0 0 21 0 21 0 1 0 0 0 21 0 21 0 4 3 4 0
Thunder Bay P.H.L. 28 0 0 0 0 0 24 1 24 0 0 0 0 0 24 0 24 0 2 0 2 0
Sudbury P.H.L. 10 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 8 1 0 0 0 0 8 0 8 0 1 1 1 0
Hamilton P.H.L. 53 0 0 0 0 0 49 0 49 0 1 0 0 0 49 1 47 0 13 7 10 0
Peterborough P.H.L. 42 0 0 1 3 0 32 0 32 0 0 0 0 0 32 0 30 0 18 3 13 0
Province of Ontario 703 4 0 9 19 3 630 2 523 9 4 3 2 0 512 4 510 0 153 71 173 3
Manitoba 128 0 0 0 0 0 62 0 72 1 0 0 0 0 72 0 42 1 72 14 42 0
Regina 160 0 0 0 0 0 160 0 160 0 2 0 0 0 160 0 160 0 160 75 160 1
Saskatoon 56 0 0 0 0 0 56 0 56 2 0 0 1 0 56 0 56 0 56 34 56 0
Province of Saskatchewan 216 0 0 0 0 0 216 0 216 2 2 0 1 0 216 0 216 0 216 109 216 1
Province of Alberta 393 2 0 6 13 3 393 0 393 6 0 0 0 0 393 5 393 2 393 122 393 2
Prairies 737 2 0 6 13 3 671 0 681 9 2 0 1 0 681 5 651 3 681 245 651 3
British Columbia 201 0 0 13 18 0 201 0 80 0 0 0 2 0 80 0 80 0 80 27 80 0
Territories* 18 0 0 0 0 0 18 1 18 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 18 0 10 5 10 0
CANADA 2282 6 0 28 52 6 2114 14 1747 29 7 5 6 0 1751 17 1609 3 982 371 1214 7
*Territories include specimens from NT and NU.
Specimens from YT, NT and NU are sent to reference laboratories in other provinces.
Also available at: Respiratory Virus Detections in Canada.
Delays in the reporting of data may cause data to change retrospectively.
Table 2 - Respiratory Virus Detections/Isolations for the period August 30, 2015 - October 3, 2015
Table 2 - Respiratory Virus Detections/Isolations for the period August 30, 2015 - October 3, 2015 (Reporting Weeks 201535-201538)
Reporting Laboratory Flu Test Flu A(H1N1)pdm09 Flu AH1 Pos. Flu AH3 Pos. Flu A Pos.(all) Flu B Pos. R.S.V. Test R.S.V. Pos. PIV Test PIV 1 Pos. PIV 2 Pos. PIV 3 Pos. PIV 4 Pos. Other PIV Pos. Adeno Test Adeno Pos. hMPV Test hMPV Pos. Rhino Test Rhino Pos. Coron Test Coron Pos.
Newfoundland 151 0 0 2 2 0 151 0 151 0 0 1 0 0 151 2 151 0 151 41  Not Tested  Not Tested
Prince Edward Island. 11 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 11 1 11 2 11 0
Nova Scotia 90 0 0 0 0 0 90 0 72 1 0 0 0 0 72 5 72 0 72 11 72 0
New Brunswick 78 0 0 0 0 0 48 0 48 0 0 0 0 0 50 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Atlantic 330 0 0 2 2 0 301 0 282 1 0 1 0 0 284 9 234 1 234 54 83 0
Région Nord-Est 65 0 0 0 0 0 60 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  Not Available  Not Available 0 0
Québec-Chaudière-Appalaches 171 0 0 0 0 0 255 4 232 5 0 1 1 0 266 5 198 0  Not Available  Not Available 195 0
Centre-du-Québec 92 0 0 0 0 0 110 2 33 0 0 0 0 0 33 0 0 0  Not Available  Not Available 0 0
Montréal-Laval 1633 0 0 0 7 1 1576 18 1378 40 4 3 2 0 1442 33 1073 6  Not Available  Not Available 1042 4
Ouest du Québec 85 0 0 0 1 0 72 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0  Not Available  Not Available 0 0
Montérégie 54 0 0 0 0 0 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  Not Available  Not Available 0 0
Province of Québec 2100 0 0 0 8 1 2114 26 1643 45 4 4 3 0 1744 38 1271 6  Not Available  Not Available 1237 4
Ottawa P.H.L. 62 0 0 0 1 0 61 0 61 0 0 0 1 0 61 0 58 0 38 22 35 1
CHEO - Ottawa 203 0 0 0 0 0 203 3 211 0 0 0 0 0 203 1 203 0 203 11 0 0
Kingston P.H.L. 59 0 0 0 0 0 59 0 59 4 1 0 0 0 59 0 58 0 29 8 24 0
Toronto Medical Laboratory 621 0 0 0 0 1 621 0 53 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 53 1 0 0 0 0
P.H.O.L. - Toronto 746 4 0 10 17 4 730 4 730 10 1 2 2 0 730 7 687 6 282 51 228 2
Sick Kids'Hospital - Toronto 313 0 0 0 0 0 313 0 313 2 0 2 0 0 313 2 313 1 71 26 50 1
Sunnybrook & Women's College HSC 167 1 0 0 1 0 128 0 128 0 0 0 3 0 128 0 128 0 128 48 167 1
Sault Ste. Marie P.H.L. 18 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 18 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 17 0 8 3 6 0
Timmins P.H.L. 26 0 0 0 0 0 26 0 26 2 1 0 0 0 26 0 21 0 10 1 2 0
St. Joseph's - London 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
London P.H.L. 233 0 0 0 0 0 226 1 226 5 2 0 2 0 226 5 209 0 85 27 66 0
Orillia P.H.L. 76 0 0 0 0 0 72 1 72 2 1 0 0 0 72 0 71 0 14 8 12 0
Thunder Bay P.H.L. 72 0 0 0 1 0 68 1 68 0 0 0 0 0 68 0 66 1 10 4 7 0
Sudbury P.H.L. 23 0 0 0 0 0 21 0 21 1 0 0 0 0 21 0 21 0 5 2 5 0
Hamilton P.H.L. 174 0 0 0 0 0 165 0 165 3 1 0 0 0 165 3 159 0 57 27 48 0
Peterborough P.H.L. 116 0 0 1 3 0 106 0 106 1 0 0 2 0 106 1 96 0 46 6 31 0
Province of Ontario 2909 5 0 11 23 5 2817 10 2257 31 7 4 10 0 2196 19 2160 9 986 244 681 5
Manitoba 475 0 0 0 0 0 228 0 254 2 0 1 0 0 254 0 125 4 254 39 125 1
Regina 623 0 0 0 0 0 623 0 623 5 5 1 0 0 623 12 623 3 623 288 623 2
Saskatoon 250 1 0 0 4 0 250 0 250 3 3 1 1 0 250 6 250 1 250 84 250 0
Province of Saskatchewan 873 1 0 0 4 0 873 0 873 8 8 2 1 0 873 18 873 4 873 372 873 2
Province of Alberta 1677 3 0 13 21 3 1677 4 1677 37 0 0 0 0 1677 26 1677 4 1677 580 1677 5
Prairies 3025 4 0 13 25 3 2778 4 2804 47 8 3 1 0 2804 44 2675 12 2804 991 2675 8
British Columbia 619 0 0 42 62 1 619 0 270 0 2 3 4 0 270 1 270 0 270 107 270 0
Territories* 55 0 0 0 0 0 55 3 55 0 0 0 0 0 55 2 55 8 30 14 0 0
CANADA 9038 9 0 68 120 10 8684 43 7311 124 21 15 18 0 7353 113 6665 36 4324 1410 4946 17
*Territories include specimens from NT and NU.
Specimens from YT, NT and NU are sent to reference laboratories in other provinces.
Also available at: Respiratory Virus Detections in Canada.
Delays in the reporting of data may cause data to change retrospectively.
Due to reporting delays, the sum of weekly report totals do not add up to cumulative totals.

Number of positive laboratory tests for other respiratory viruses by report week, Canada, 2015-16

Number of positive laboratory tests for other respiratory viruses by report week, Canada, 2015-16 - Text Equivalent
Number of positive laboratory tests for other respiratory viruses by report week, Canada, 2015-16
Week Week end ParaInfluenza Adenovirus hMPV Rhinovirus Coronavirus RSV
35 2015-09-05 33 16 12 197 4 7
36 2015-09-12 27 35 9 221 1 6
37 2015-09-19 29 26 10 294 3 8
38 2015-09-26 42 18 2 327 2 8
39 2015-10-03 47 17 3 371 7 14

Positive Influenza Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report

Positive Influenza Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report - Text Equivalent
Positive Influenza Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report
Week Week End Canada Tests Canada A% Canada B% At Tests At A% At B% QC Tests QC A% QC B% ON Tests ON A% ON B% Pr Tests Pr A% Pr B% BC Tests BC A% BC B%
35 05-09-2015 1493 0.40 0.20 71 0.00 0.00 360 0.56 0.28 529 0.00 0.19 449 0.45 0.00 79 2.53 1.27
36 12-09-2015 1487 1.21 0.00 35 2.86 0.00 395 0.51 0.00 445 0.22 0.00 517 0.77 0.00 90 11.11 0.00
37 19-09-2015 1777 0.84 0.06 48 2.08 0.00 395 0.00 0.00 585 0.17 0.17 624 0.16 0.00 114 10.53 0.00
38 26-09-2015 1985 1.46 0.00 84 0.00 0.00 419 0.48 0.00 647 0.31 0.00 698 0.72 0.00 128 15.63 0.00
39 03-10-2015 2279 2.28 0.26 92 0.00 0.00 531 0.38 0.00 703 2.70 0.43 737 1.76 0.41 198 9.09 0.00

Positive RSV Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report

Positive RSV Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report - Text Equivalent
Positive RSV Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report
Week Week End Canada Tests RSV% At Tests RSV% QC Tests RSV% ON Tests RSV% Pr Tests RSV% BC Tests RSV%
35 05-09-2015 1462 0.48 59 0.00 363 1.65 530 0.19 424 0.00 79 0.00
36 12-09-2015 1470 0.41 47 0.00 407 0.25 433 0.69 486 0.41 90 0.00
37 19-09-2015 1752 0.46 43 0.00 419 0.72 600 0.50 564 0.18 114 0.00
38 26-09-2015 1879 0.43 73 0.00 410 1.22 624 0.16 633 0.16 128 0.00
39 03-10-2015 2114 0.66 79 0.00 515 2.14 630 0.32 671 0.00 198 0.00

Positive Parainfluenza Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report

Positive Parainfluenza Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report - Text Equivalent
Positive Parainfluenza Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report
Week Week End Canada Tests Para% At Tests Para% QC Tests Para% ON Tests Para% Pr Tests Para% BC Tests Para%
35 05-09-2015 1222 2.70 58 1.72 297 2.36 394 2.28 429 2.80 39 10.26
36 12-09-2015 1224 2.21 45 0.00 338 2.37 313 1.60 487 2.87 36 0.00
37 19-09-2015 1488 1.95 41 0.00 314 4.14 502 1.79 569 1.05 51 1.96
38 26-09-2015 1623 2.59 66 1.52 321 4.05 525 2.10 638 2.35 64 3.13
39 03-10-2015 1747 2.69 72 0.00 373 4.02 523 3.44 681 1.76 80 2.50

Positive Adenovirus Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report

Positive Adenovirus Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report - Text Equivalent
Positive Adenovirus Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report
Week Week End Canada Tests Adeno% At Tests Adeno% QC Tests Adeno% ON Tests Adeno% Pr Tests Adeno% BC Tests Adeno%
35 05-09-2015 1234 1.30 60 3.33 320 0.00 381 1.31 429 1.86 39 0.00
36 12-09-2015 1222 2.86 45 4.44 353 4.25 296 1.35 487 2.67 36 2.78
37 19-09-2015 1511 1.72 41 0.00 346 4.05 493 0.41 569 1.76 51 0.00
38 26-09-2015 1628 1.11 66 4.55 337 0.89 514 0.78 638 1.25 64 0.00
39 03-10-2015 1751 0.97 72 2.78 388 1.55 512 0.78 681 0.73 80 0.00

Positive hMPV Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report

Positive hMPV Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report - Text Equivalent
Positive hMPV Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report
Week Week End Canada Tests hMPV% At Tests hMPV% QC Tests hMPV% ON Tests hMPV% Pr Tests hMPV% BC Tests hMPV%
35 05-09-2015 1094 1.10 46 2.17 220 0.45 370 0.81 414 0.97 39 0.00
36 12-09-2015 1092 0.82 32 0.00 256 1.56 293 1.02 470 0.21 36 0.00
37 19-09-2015 1379 0.73 38 0.00 259 0.39 480 0.62 540 0.56 51 0.00
38 26-09-2015 1484 0.13 60 0.00 244 0.00 507 0.00 600 0.17 64 0.00
39 03-10-2015 1609 0.19 58 0.00 292 0.00 510 0.00 651 0.46 80 0.00

Positive Rhinovirus Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report

Positive Rhinovirus Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report - Text Equivalent
Positive Rhinovirus Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report
Week Week End Canada Tests RhV% At Tests RhV% QC Tests RhV% ON Tests RhV% Pr Tests RhV% BC Tests RhV%
35 05-09-2015 732 26.91 46 6.52 0 0.00 213 22.54 429 29.14 39 48.72
36 12-09-2015 720 30.69 32 18.75 0 0.00 160 15.62 487 34.70 36 50.00
37 19-09-2015 897 32.78 38 18.42 0 0.00 231 21.64 569 37.79 51 37.25
38 26-09-2015 993 32.93 60 25.00 0 0.00 229 21.83 638 37.15 64 37.50
39 03-10-2015 982 37.78 58 39.65 0 0.00 153 46.40 681 35.98 80 33.75

Positive Coronavirus Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report

Positive Coronavirus Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report - Text Equivalent
Positive Coronavirus Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report
Week Week End Canada Tests Coro% At Tests Coro% QC Tests Coro% ON Tests Coro% Pr Tests Coro% BC Tests Coro%
35 05-09-2015 835 0.48 24 0.00 216 0.00 137 0.73 414 0.72 39 0.00
36 12-09-2015 858 0.12 14 0.00 248 0.40 85 0.00 470 0.00 36 0.00
37 19-09-2015 1010 0.30 11 0.00 255 0.39 145 0.69 540 0.19 51 0.00
38 26-09-2015 1059 0.19 19 0.00 233 0.43 141 0.00 600 0.17 64 0.00
39 03-10-2015 1214 0.58 15 0.00 285 0.35 173 1.73 651 0.46 80 0.00
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