Respiratory Virus Report, Week 38 ending September 23, 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 23, 2017 (Reporting Week 201738)
Table 1: Respiratory Virus Detections/Isolations for the week ending September 23, 2017 (Reporting Week 201738)
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 31 0 0 0 0 0 31 0 31 0 1 0 0 0 31 0 31 0 31 5 N.A. N.A.
Prince Edward Island 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 2 1 2 0
Nova Scotia 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 5 2 5 0
New Brunswick 42 0 0 0 0 0 42 0 32 0 0 0 0 0 32 1 32 0 32 10 32 1
Atlantic 85 0 0 0 0 0 85 0 70 0 1 0 1 0 70 1 70 0 70 18 39 1
Région Nord-Est 36 0 0 0 0 0 30 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Québec-Chaudière-Appalaches 52 0 0 0 0 0 70 1 69 0 0 0 1 0 71 3 63 0 N.A. N.A. 63 0
Centre-du-Québec 25 0 0 2 2 0 26 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Montréal-Laval 360 0 0 3 3 0 363 6 311 8 0 1 2 0 321 12 280 1 N.A. N.A. 280 1
Ouest du Québec 19 0 0 1 1 0 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Montérégie 24 0 0 0 0 0 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Province of Québec 516 0 0 6 6 0 522 10 380 8 0 1 3 0 392 15 343 1 N.A. N.A. 343 1
Ottawa P.H.L. 11 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 11 0 2 0 2 1
CHEO - Ottawa 89 0 0 0 0 0 89 0 25 0 0 0 0 0 25 0 25 0 25 5 25 0
Kingston P.H.L. 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 1 8 0 7 4 5 0
UHN / Mount Sinai Hospital 150 0 0 1 1 0 150 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
P.H.O.L. - Toronto 246 2 0 2 4 1 242 1 242 3 0 0 0 0 242 6 229 0 41 5 28 1
Sick Kids Hospital - Toronto 45 0 0 0 0 0 45 1 45 1 0 0 0 0 45 1 45 0 45 19 45 0
Sunnybrook & Women's College HSC 40 0 0 0 0 0 40 1 40 0 1 0 1 0 40 0 40 0 40 6 40 0
Sault Ste. Marie 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
Timmins P.H.L. 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 2 1 2 0
St. Joseph's - London 20 0 0 0 0 0 20 2 20 0 0 0 0 0 20 0 20 0 20 12 20 0
London P.H.L. 39 0 0 0 0 0 34 0 34 0 0 0 0 0 34 0 29 0 19 1 13 0
Orillia P.H.L. 13 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 13 0 2 1 2 0
Thunder Bay P.H.L. 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0
Sudbury P.H.L. 17 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 14 0 6 0 5 0
Hamilton P.H.L. 42 0 0 0 0 0 36 1 36 0 0 0 1 0 36 0 34 0 14 5 12 0
Peterborough P.H.L. 16 0 0 0 0 0 16 2 16 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 15 0 7 2 6 0
Province of Ontario 753 2 0 3 5 1 736 8 534 4 1 0 2 0 522 8 510 0 231 61 206 2
Manitoba 131 0 0 0 0 0 130 0 106 0 1 0 0 0 106 2 44 0 106 24 44 0
Regina 181 0 4 0 4 0 181 0 181 0 1 0 0 0 181 3 181 1 181 90 181 2
Saskatoon 80 0 0 0 0 0 80 1 80 1 0 1 0 0 80 4 80 0 80 31 80 0
Province of Saskatchewan 261 0 4 0 4 0 261 1 261 1 1 1 0 0 261 7 261 1 261 121 261 2
Province of Alberta 449 0 7 4 11 3 409 0 409 7 1 2 8 0 409 7 409 12 409 159 409 1
Prairies 841 0 11 4 15 3 800 1 776 8 3 3 8 0 776 16 714 13 776 304 714 3
British Columbia 193 1 20 5 26 1 193 0 163 0 0 0 1 0 163 0 163 1 125 31 125 0
Yukon 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 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 1 0 3 0 3 0 3 1 3 0
Nunavut 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 1 1 1 0
Territories 12 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 9 0 0 0 1 0 9 0 9 0 4 2 4 0
CANADA 2400 3 31 18 52 5 2348 19 1932 20 5 4 16 0 1932 40 1809 15 1206 416 1431 7

Specimens from Yukon (YT), Northwest Territories (NT) and Nunavut (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 23, 2017 (Reporting Weeks / Code hebdomadaire 201735-201738)
Table 2: Respiratory Virus Detections/Isolations for the period August 27, 2017 - September 23, 2017 (Reporting Weeks / Code hebdomadaire 201735-201738)
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 108 0 0 0 0 0 108 0 108 1 1 1 0 0 108 1 108 0 108 15 N.A. N.A.
Prince Edward Island 7 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 7 0 0 0 1 0 7 0 7 0 7 1 7 0
Nova Scotia 54 0 0 0 0 0 54 3 32 0 0 0 0 0 32 0 32 0 32 5 32 0
New Brunswick 174 0 0 1 1 0 175 0 101 2 0 1 0 0 101 2 101 1 101 17 101 1
Atlantic 343 0 0 1 1 0 344 3 248 3 1 2 1 0 248 3 248 1 248 38 140 1
Région Nord-Est 92 0 0 0 0 0 85 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Québec-Chaudière-Appalaches 182 0 0 0 0 0 269 1 265 0 1 0 2 0 270 6 240 0 N.A. N.A. 239 0
Centre-du-Québec 59 0 0 3 3 0 69 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Montréal-Laval 1421 0 0 5 5 0 1423 20 1254 25 0 5 4 0 1286 34 1190 9 N.A. N.A. 1134 1
Ouest du Québec 46 0 0 1 1 0 31 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Montérégie 70 0 0 0 0 0 70 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Province of Québec 1870 0 0 9 9 0 1947 31 1519 25 1 5 6 0 1556 40 1430 9 N.A. N.A. 1373 1
Ottawa P.H.L. 28 0 0 0 0 0 27 0 27 0 0 0 0 0 27 1 25 0 13 6 10 1
CHEO - Ottawa 310 0 0 1 1 1 309 2 73 1 0 0 2 0 99 1 155 0 99 25 99 1
Kingston P.H.L. 39 0 0 0 0 0 34 0 34 2 0 0 1 0 34 1 32 0 25 7 22 0
UHN / Mount Sinai Hospital 501 0 0 5 5 0 501 0 58 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 36 2 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
P.H.O.L. - Toronto 818 9 14 2 25 1 796 3 796 9 0 2 1 0 796 11 759 3 277 48 234 5
Sick Kids Hospital - Toronto 173 0 1 0 1 0 173 2 173 3 0 0 1 0 173 2 173 2 173 63 173 0
Sunnybrook & Women's College HSC 132 0 1 0 1 1 132 1 132 2 1 2 2 0 132 0 132 0 132 24 132 0
Sault Ste. Marie P.H.L. 21 0 0 0 0 0 19 0 19 0 0 0 1 0 19 0 19 0 12 3 12 0
Timmins P.H.L. 15 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 15 0 2 1 2 0
St. Joseph's - London 54 0 0 0 0 0 54 2 54 1 0 0 0 0 54 1 41 0 54 21 54 0
London P.H.L. 128 1 0 0 1 0 115 0 115 1 0 0 3 0 115 0 105 1 75 21 63 0
Orillia P.H.L. 29 0 0 0 0 0 26 0 26 0 0 1 0 0 26 1 26 0 12 4 11 0
Thunder Bay P.H.L. 16 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 16 0 3 0 3 0
Sudbury P.H.L. 37 0 0 0 0 0 35 0 35 0 0 0 0 0 35 0 34 0 14 1 13 0
Hamilton P.H.L. 137 3 0 0 3 0 120 1 120 0 1 1 3 0 120 3 110 0 75 21 64 2
Peterborough P.H.L. 83 0 2 0 2 0 82 3 82 0 0 1 0 0 82 0 80 3 46 12 44 2
Province of Ontario 2521 13 18 8 39 3 2454 14 1775 21 2 7 14 0 1743 21 1758 11 1012 257 936 11
Manitoba 412 0 0 0 0 0 410 3 361 0 1 0 1 0 361 4 144 3 361 59 144 0
Regina 562 0 4 0 4 0 562 0 562 9 3 0 2 0 562 13 562 2 562 223 562 2
Saskatoon 221 0 0 0 0 0 221 1 221 1 0 3 0 0 221 8 221 0 221 80 221 1
Province of Saskatchewan 783 0 4 0 4 0 783 1 783 10 3 3 2 0 783 21 783 2 783 303 783 3
Province of Alberta 1522 8 29 7 44 9 1396 0 1396 20 10 6 22 0 1396 30 1396 38 1396 458 1396 5
Prairies 2717 8 33 7 48 9 2589 4 2540 30 14 9 25 0 2540 55 2323 43 2540 820 2323 8
British Columbia 551 2 40 11 53 4 551 0 473 4 2 3 15 0 473 2 473 12 369 97 369 1
Yukon 12 0 2 1 3 0 12 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 17 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 17 0 0 0 1 0 17 0 17 2 17 6 17 0
Nunavut 21 0 0 0 0 1 21 1 21 0 0 1 0 0 21 2 21 0 5 2 4 1
Territories 50 0 2 1 3 1 50 2 38 0 0 1 1 0 38 2 38 2 22 8 21 1
CANADA 8052 23 93 37 153 17 7935 54 6593 83 20 27 62 0 6598 123 6270 78 4191 1220 5162 23

Specimens from Yukon (YT), Northwest Territories (NT) and Nunavut (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.

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 57 43 28 357 5 11
38 2017-09-23 45 40 15 416 7 19

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 2131 1.60 0.19 75 0.00 0.00 511 0.39 0.00 693 3.17 0.00 720 1.25 0.28 121 0.83 1.65 11 0 0
38 2017-09-23 2400 2.21 0.21 85 0.00 0.00 516 1.16 0.00 753 0.66 0.13 841 1.78 0.36 193 13.99 0.52 12 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 2102 0.52 76 2.63 543 1.29 679 0.29 672 0 121 0 11 0
38 2017-09-23 2348 0.81 85 0 522 1.92 736 1.09 800 0.13 193 0 12 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 1750 3.26 66 3.03 431 0.93 490 2.04 648 4.17 105 12.38
38 2017-09-23 1932 2.33 70 2.86 380 3.16 534 1.31 776 2.84 163 0.61

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 1764 2.44 66 3.03 441 3.17 494 1.21 648 2.93 105 0.95
38 2017-09-23 1932 2.07 70 1.43 392 3.83 522 1.53 776 2.06 163 0

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 1302 0.46 48 0.00 313 0 309 0 531 0.75 96 2.08
37 2017-09-16 1736 1.61 66 1.52 415 0.48 537 1.12 603 1.99 105 5.71
38 2017-09-23 1809 0.83 70 0.00 343 0.29 510 0 714 1.82 163 0.61

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 2017-09-09 922 24.4 48 10.42 #N/A #N/A 215 22.33 581 26.33 75 21.33
37 2017-09-16 1113 32.08 66 10.61 #N/A #N/A 304 28.29 648 35.65 89 34.83
38 2017-09-23 1206 34.49 70 25.71 #N/A #N/A 231 26.41 776 39.18 125 24.8

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 1412 0.35 40 0 389 0 286 1.05 603 0.33 89 0
38 2017-09-23 1431 0.49 39 2.56 343 0.29 206 0.97 714 0.42 125 0

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