Respiratory Virus Report, Week 37 ending September 16, 2017

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List of abbreviations

A(H1N1)pdm09
Influenza A(H1N1)pdm09
A(H3)
Influenza A(H3N2)
A(UnS)
Influenza A (Unsubtyped)
Adeno
Adenovirus
CHEO
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Coron
Coronavirus
Entero
Enterovirus
hMPV
human metapneumovirus
HSC
Health Sciences Centre
N.A.
Not Applicable
P.H.L.
Public Health Laboratory
P.H.O.L.
Public Health Ontario Laboratory
PIV
Parainfluenza
Rhino
Rhinovirus
RSV
Respiratory syncytial virus
UHN
University Health Network

Respiratory Virus Detections and Isolations

Table 1: Respiratory Virus Detections/Isolations for the week ending September 16, 2017 (Reporting Week 201737)
Table 1: Respiratory Virus Detections/Isolations for the week ending September 16, 2017 (Reporting Week 201737)
Reporting Laboratory Flu A(H1N1)pdm09 A(H3) A(UnS) Total Flu A Total Flu B RSV RSV PIV PIV 1 PIV 2 PIV 3 PIV 4 Other PIV Adeno Adeno hMPV hMPV Entero/Rhino Entero/Rhino Coron Coron
Tested Positive Positive Positive Positive Positive Tested Positive Tested Positive Positive Positive Positive Positive Tested Positive Tested Positive Tested Positive Tested Positive
Newfoundland 26 0 0 0 0 0 26 0 26 0 0 1 0 0 26 1 26 0 26 2 N.A. N.A.
Prince Edward Island 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 4 0 4 0
Nova Scotia 11 0 0 0 0 0 11 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 3 1 3 0
New Brunswick 34 0 0 0 0 0 35 0 33 1 0 0 0 0 33 1 33 1 33 4 33 0
Atlantic 75 0 0 0 0 0 76 2 66 1 0 1 0 0 66 2 66 1 66 7 40 0
Région Nord-Est 16 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Québec-Chaudière-Appalaches 49 0 0 0 0 0 76 0 73 0 0 0 0 0 76 2 64 0 N.A. N.A. 64 0
Centre-du-Québec 15 0 0 0 0 0 17 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Montréal-Laval 400 0 0 2 2 0 407 5 358 3 0 1 0 0 365 12 351 2 N.A. N.A. 325 0
Ouest du Québec 15 0 0 0 0 0 14 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Montérégie 16 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Province of Québec 511 0 0 2 2 0 543 7 431 3 0 1 0 0 441 14 415 2 N.A. N.A. 389 0
Ottawa P.H.L. 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 4 2 4 0
CHEO - Ottawa 83 0 0 1 1 0 82 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 26 1 82 0 26 9 26 0
Kingston P.H.L. 5 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 3 0 3 0
UHN / Mount Sinai Hospital 129 0 0 0 0 0 129 0 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
P.H.O.L. - Toronto 241 7 7 0 14 0 233 0 233 4 0 0 0 0 233 1 224 2 92 25 83 1
Sick Kids Hospital - Toronto 46 0 0 0 0 0 46 0 46 0 0 0 1 0 46 1 46 0 46 22 46 0
Sunnybrook & Women's College HSC 36 0 0 0 0 0 36 0 36 1 0 0 0 0 36 0 36 0 36 5 36 0
Sault Ste. Marie P.H.L. 7 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 7 0 3 0 3 0
Timmins P.H.L. 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
St. Joseph's - London 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 10 1 0 0 0 0 10 1 10 0 10 2 10 0
London P.H.L. 33 1 0 0 1 0 33 0 33 0 0 0 0 0 33 0 33 1 23 10 22 0
Orillia P.H.L. 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 1 0 1 0
Thunder Bay P.H.L. 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 2 0 2 0
Sudbury P.H.L. 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 10 0 4 0 4 0
Hamilton P.H.L. 44 3 0 0 3 0 40 0 40 0 0 0 2 0 40 2 37 0 29 9 26 0
Peterborough P.H.L. 33 0 2 0 2 0 33 1 33 0 0 0 0 0 33 0 32 3 21 2 20 2
Province of Ontario 693 11 9 1 21 0 679 2 490 7 0 0 3 0 494 6 537 6 300 86 286 3
Manitoba 108 0 0 0 0 0 107 0 83 0 0 0 1 0 83 1 38 0 83 13 38 0
Regina 157 0 0 0 0 0 157 0 157 5 1 0 0 0 157 5 157 1 157 59 157 0
Saskatoon 47 0 0 0 0 0 47 0 47 0 0 1 0 0 47 2 47 0 47 16 47 0
Province of Saskatchewan 204 0 0 0 0 0 204 0 204 5 1 1 0 0 204 7 204 1 204 75 204 0
Province of Alberta 367 2 2 3 7 2 323 0 323 4 7 2 3 0 323 8 323 8 323 118 323 2
Prairies 679 2 2 3 7 2 634 0 610 9 8 3 4 0 610 16 565 9 610 206 565 2
British Columbia 139 0 0 5 5 2 139 0 105 0 1 1 11 0 105 1 105 6 89 31 89 0
Yukon 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 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.
Northwest Territories 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 1 3 1 3 0
Nunavut 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 5 1 5 0 0 0 0 0
Territories 9 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 8 0 0 1 0 0 8 1 8 1 3 1 3 0
CANADA 2106 13 11 11 35 4 2080 11 1710 20 9 7 18 0 1724 40 1696 25 1068 331 1372 5

Specimens from Yukon (YT), Northwest Territories (NT) and Nunavit (NU) are sent to reference laboratories in other provinces and reported results reflect specimens identified as originating from YT, NT or NU.

Delays in the reporting of data may cause data to change retrospectively.

Table 2: Respiratory Virus Detections/Isolations for the period August 27, 2017 - September 16, 2017 (Reporting Weeks / Code hebdomadaire 201736-201737)
Table 2: Respiratory Virus Detections/Isolations for the period August 27, 2017 - September 16, 2017 (Reporting Weeks / Code hebdomadaire 201736-201737)
Reporting Laboratory Flu A(H1N1)pdm09 A(H3) A(UnS) Total Flu A Total Flu B RSV RSV PIV PIV 1 PIV 2 PIV 3 PIV 4 Other PIV Adeno Adeno hMPV hMPV Entero/Rhino Entero/Rhino Coron Coron
Tested Positive Positive Positive Positive Positive Tested Positive Tested Positive Positive Positive Positive Positive Tested Positive Tested Positive Tested Positive Tested Positive
Newfoundland 77 0 0 0 0 0 77 0 77 1 0 1 0 0 77 1 77 0 77 10 N.A. N.A.
Prince Edward Island 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 5 0 5 0
Nova Scotia 44 0 0 0 0 0 44 3 27 0 0 0 0 0 27 0 27 0 27 3 27 0
New Brunswick 132 0 0 1 1 0 133 0 69 2 0 1 0 0 69 1 69 1 69 7 69 0
Atlantic 258 0 0 1 1 0 259 3 178 3 0 2 0 0 178 2 178 1 178 20 101 0
Région Nord-Est 56 0 0 0 0 0 55 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Québec-Chaudière-Appalaches 130 0 0 0 0 0 199 0 196 0 1 0 1 0 199 3 177 0 N.A. N.A. 176 0
Centre-du-Québec 34 0 0 1 1 0 43 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Montréal-Laval 1061 0 0 2 2 0 1060 14 943 17 0 4 2 0 965 22 910 8 N.A. N.A. 854 0
Ouest du Québec 27 0 0 0 0 0 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Montérégie 46 0 0 0 0 0 46 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Province of Québec 1354 0 0 3 3 0 1425 21 1139 17 1 4 3 0 1164 25 1087 8 N.A. N.A. 1030 0
Ottawa P.H.L. 17 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 16 1 14 0 11 6 8 0
CHEO - Ottawa 221 0 0 1 1 1 220 2 48 1 0 0 2 0 74 1 130 0 74 20 74 1
Kingston P.H.L. 29 0 0 0 0 0 24 0 24 2 0 0 1 0 24 0 24 0 17 3 17 0
UHN / Mount Sinai Hospital 351 0 0 4 4 0 351 0 46 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 2 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
P.H.O.L. - Toronto 572 7 13 0 20 0 554 2 554 6 0 2 1 0 554 5 530 3 232 43 206 4
Sick Kids Hospital - Toronto 128 0 1 0 1 0 128 1 128 2 0 0 1 0 128 1 128 2 128 44 128 0
Sunnybrook & Women's College HSC 92 0 1 0 1 1 92 0 92 2 0 2 1 0 92 0 92 0 92 18 92 0
Sault Ste. Marie P.H.L. 18 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 16 0 0 0 1 0 16 0 16 0 11 3 11 0
Timmins P.H.L. 9 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 9 0 0 0 0 0
St. Joseph's - London 34 0 0 0 0 0 34 0 34 1 0 0 0 0 34 1 10 0 34 9 34 0
London P.H.L. 89 1 0 0 1 0 81 0 81 1 0 0 3 0 81 0 76 1 56 20 50 0
Orillia P.H.L. 16 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 13 0 0 1 0 0 13 1 13 0 10 3 9 0
Thunder Bay P.H.L. 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 10 0 3 0 3 0
Sudbury P.H.L. 20 0 0 0 0 0 20 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 20 0 20 0 8 1 8 0
Hamilton P.H.L. 95 3 0 0 3 0 84 0 84 0 1 1 2 0 84 3 76 0 61 16 52 2
Peterborough P.H.L. 67 0 2 0 2 0 66 1 66 0 0 1 0 0 66 0 65 3 39 10 38 2
Province of Ontario 1768 11 17 5 33 2 1718 6 1241 17 1 7 12 0 1221 13 1237 11 776 196 730 9
Manitoba 281 0 0 0 0 0 280 3 255 0 0 0 1 0 255 2 100 3 255 35 100 0
Regina 381 0 0 0 0 0 381 0 381 9 2 0 2 0 381 10 381 1 381 133 381 0
Saskatoon 141 0 0 0 0 0 141 0 141 0 0 2 0 0 141 4 141 0 141 49 141 1
Province of Saskatchewan 522 0 0 0 0 0 522 0 522 9 2 2 2 0 522 14 522 1 522 182 522 1
Province of Alberta 1032 8 20 3 31 6 949 0 949 12 9 4 12 0 949 20 949 23 949 274 949 4
Prairies 1835 8 20 3 31 6 1751 3 1726 21 11 6 15 0 1726 36 1571 27 1726 491 1571 5
British Columbia 376 1 20 10 31 3 376 0 310 4 2 3 14 0 310 2 310 11 244 66 244 1
Yukon 9 0 2 1 3 0 9 1 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.
Northwest Territories 12 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 12 2 12 4 12 0
Nunavut 15 0 0 0 0 1 15 1 15 0 0 1 0 0 15 2 15 0 3 1 3 1
Territories 36 0 2 1 3 1 36 2 27 0 0 1 0 0 27 2 27 2 15 5 15 1
CANADA 5627 20 59 23 102 12 5565 35 4621 62 15 23 44 0 4626 80 4410 60 2939 778 3691 16

Specimens from Yukon (YT), Northwest Territories (NT) and Nunavit (NU) are sent to reference laboratories in other provinces and reported results reflect specimens identified as originating from YT, NT or NU.

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

Figure 1: Number positive laboratory tests for other respiratory viruses by report week, Canada, 2017-18

Figure 1: Number positive laboratory tests for other respiratory viruses by report week, Canada, 2017-18 - Text Equivalent
Number positive laboratory tests for other respiratory viruses by report week, Canada, 2017-18
Week Week end ParaInfluenza Adenovirus Human metapneumovirus Enterovirus/Rhinovirus Coronavirus Respiratory syncytial virus
35 2017-09-02 48 15 29 222 9 8
36 2017-09-09 42 25 6 225 2 16
37 2017-09-16 54 40 25 331 5 11

Positive Influenza tests

Figure 2: Positive Influenza Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report

Figure 2: 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 Can Tests Can A% Can 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% Terr Tests Terr A% Terr B%
35 2017-09-02 1816 1.65 0.28 98 1.02 0.00 431 0.00 0.00 593 0.51 0.00 551 2.36 0.54 123 9.76 0.81 20 5 5
36 2017-09-09 1705 2.11 0.18 85 0.00 0.00 412 0.24 0.00 482 1.87 0.41 605 1.82 0.17 114 11.40 0.00 7 28.57 0
37 2017-09-16 2106 1.71 0.19 75 0.00 0.00 511 0.39 0.00 693 3.03 0.00 679 1.03 0.29 139 4.32 1.44 9 0 0

Positive Respiratory synctial virus tests

Figure 3: Positive Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report

Figure 3: Positive Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report - Text Equivalent
Positive Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report
Week Week end Can Tests RSV% At Tests RSV% QC Tests RSV% ON Tests RSV% Pr Tests RSV% BC Tests RSV% Terr Tests RSV%
35 2017-09-02 1779 0.45 98 0 440 0.91 563 0.36 535 0.19 123 0 20 5
36 2017-09-09 1706 0.94 85 1.18 442 2.26 476 0.42 582 0.34 114 0 7 14.29
37 2017-09-16 2080 0.53 76 2.63 543 1.29 679 0.29 634 0 139 0 9 0

Positive Parainfluenza tests

Figure 4: Positive Parainfluenza (PIV) Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report

Figure 4: Positive Parainfluenza (PIV) Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report - Text Equivalent
Positive Parainfluenza (PIV) Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report
Week Week End Canada Tests PIV% At Tests PIV% QC Tests PIV% ON Tests PIV% Pr Tests PIV% BC Tests PIV%
35 2017-09-02 1518 3.16 64 0 369 4.34 427 3.28 535 2.62 109 3.67
36 2017-09-09 1393 3.02 48 6.25 339 1.47 324 4.01 581 2.58 96 6.25
37 2017-09-16 1710 3.16 66 3.03 431 0.93 490 2.04 610 3.93 105 12.38

Positive Adenovirus tests

Figure 5: Positive Adenovirus (adeno) Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report

Figure 5: Positive Adenovirus (adeno) Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report - Text Equivalent
Positive Adenovirus (adeno) Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report
Week Week End Can Tests Adeno% At Tests Adeno% QC Tests Adeno% ON Tests Adeno% Pr Tests Adeno% BC Tests Adeno%
35 2017-09-02 1508 0.99 64 0 376 1.33 410 0.73 535 1.12 109 0.92
36 2017-09-09 1394 1.79 48 0 347 1.73 317 1.26 581 2.41 96 0
37 2017-09-16 1724 2.32 66 3.03 441 3.17 494 1.21 610 2.62 105 0.95

Positive Human metapneumovirus tests

Figure 6: Positive human metapneumovirus (hMPV) Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report

Figure 6: Positive human metapneumovirus (hMPV) Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report - Text Equivalent
Positive human metapneumovirus (hMPV) Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report
Week Week End Can Tests hMPV% At Tests hMPV% QC Tests hMPV% ON Tests hMPV% Pr Tests hMPV% BC Tests hMPV%
35 2017-09-02 1423 2.04 64 0.00 359 1.67 402 1.24 475 2.95 109 2.75
36 2017-09-09 1291 0.46 48 0.00 313 0 298 0 531 0.75 96 2.08
37 2017-09-16 1696 1.47 66 1.52 415 0.48 537 1.12 565 1.59 105 5.71

Positive Enterovirus/Rhinovirus tests

Figure 7: Positive Enterovirus/Rhinovirus (entero/rhino) Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report

Figure 7: Positive Enterovirus/Rhinovirus (entero/rhino) Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report - Text Equivalent
Positive Enterovirus/Rhinovirus (entero/rhino) Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report
Week Week End Canada Tests Entero/rhino% At Tests Entero/rhino% QC Tests Entero/rhino% ON Tests Entero/rhino% Pr Tests Entero/rhino% BC Tests Entero/rhino%
35 2017-09-02 950 23.37 64 12.5 N.A. N.A. 262 23.66 535 24.67 80 23.75
36 2017-09-09 921 24.43 48 10.42 N.A. N.A. 214 22.43 581 26.33 75 21.33
37 2017-09-16 1068 30.99 66 10.61 N.A. N.A. 300 28.67 610 33.77 89 34.83

Positive Coronovirus tests

Figure 8: Positive Coronavirus (coron) Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report

Figure 8

Figure 8: Positive Coronavirus (coron) Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report - Text Equivalent
Positive Coronavirus (coron) Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report
Week Week End Canada Tests Coron% At Tests Coron% QC Tests Coron% ON Tests Coron% Pr Tests Coron% BC Tests Coron%
35 2017-09-02 1177 0.76 38 0 329 0 246 2.03 475 0.42 80 1.25
36 2017-09-09 1142 0.18 23 0 312 0 198 0.51 531 0.19 75 0
37 2017-09-16 1372 0.36 40 0 389 0 286 1.05 565 0.35 89 0
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