Respiratory Virus Report, Week 39 ending September 30, 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 30, 2017 (Reporting Week 201739)
Table 1: Respiratory Virus Detections/Isolations for the week ending September 30, 2017 (Reporting Week 201739)
Reporting Laboratory Flu Test Flu A(H1N1)pdm09 Flu AH3 Pos. Flu A(UnS) Flu A Pos.(all) Flu B Pos. RSV Test RSV 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. Entero/Rhino Test Entero/Rhino Pos. Coron Test Coron Pos.

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.

Newfoundland 39 0 3 0 3 0 39 0 39 1 0 1 0 0 39 0 39 0 39 10 N.A. N.A.
Prince Edward Island 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0
Nova Scotia 14 0 0 0 0 0 14 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 5 2 5 0
New Brunswick 90 0 0 0 0 0 90 0 29 1 0 0 0 0 29 0 29 0 29 10 29 0
Atlantic 147 0 3 0 3 0 148 1 74 2 0 1 0 0 74 1 74 0 74 22 35 0
Région Nord-Est 31 0 0 0 0 0 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Québec-Chaudière-Appalaches 55 0 0 0 0 0 90 1 86 2 0 0 0 0 88 0 77 0 N.A. N.A. 77 0
Centre-du-Québec 13 0 0 1 1 0 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Montréal-Laval 441 0 0 2 2 1 442 5 381 3 1 4 5 0 388 17 373 1 N.A. N.A. 345 1
Ouest du Québec 30 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 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 586 0 0 3 3 1 600 7 467 5 1 4 5 0 476 17 450 1 N.A. N.A. 422 1
Ottawa P.H.L. 21 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 16 0 0 0 0 0
CHEO - Ottawa 101 0 0 3 3 0 101 0 28 2 0 0 0 0 28 0 28 0 28 8 28 0
Kingston P.H.L. 15 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 13 0 1 0 0 0
UHN / Mount Sinai Hospital 145 0 0 3 3 0 145 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 0 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
P.H.O.L. - Toronto 207 0 3 2 5 1 193 1 193 7 0 0 0 0 193 3 186 0 7 0 0 0
Sick Kids Hospital - Toronto 39 0 0 1 1 0 39 0 39 1 0 1 2 0 39 1 39 2 39 26 39 1
Sunnybrook & Women's College HSC 54 0 1 0 1 0 54 0 54 0 2 0 0 0 54 0 54 0 54 10 54 1
Sault Ste. Marie 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
Timmins P.H.L. 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
St. Joseph's - London 17 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 17 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 17 0 17 13 17 0
London P.H.L. 36 0 1 0 1 0 21 0 21 0 0 0 0 0 21 1 20 0 1 0 0 0
Orillia P.H.L. 8 0 0 1 1 0 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 0
Thunder Bay P.H.L. 11 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 11 0 0 0 0 0
Sudbury P.H.L. 14 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 14 0 0 0 0 0
Hamilton P.H.L. 51 0 0 0 0 0 45 0 45 0 0 0 0 0 45 0 44 0 1 0 0 0
Peterborough P.H.L. 19 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 0
Province of Ontario 743 0 5 10 15 1 693 1 495 10 2 1 2 0 475 5 485 2 148 57 138 2
Manitoba 112 0 0 0 0 0 112 0 93 1 1 0 0 0 93 1 39 0 93 20 39 0
Regina 260 0 4 0 4 1 260 3 260 5 0 0 0 0 260 5 260 2 260 137 260 1
Saskatoon 91 0 0 2 2 0 91 0 91 2 0 1 0 0 91 3 91 1 91 45 91 0
Province of Saskatchewan 351 0 4 2 6 1 351 3 351 7 0 1 0 0 351 8 351 3 351 182 351 1
Province of Alberta 470 0 10 3 13 1 419 0 419 3 5 3 3 0 419 5 419 7 419 169 419 1
Prairies 933 0 14 5 19 2 882 3 863 11 6 4 3 0 863 14 809 10 863 371 809 2
British Columbia 235 1 26 2 29 2 235 0 195 2 0 1 1 0 195 4 195 2 141 60 141 3
Yukon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 0 3 1 3 0
Nunavut 11 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 1 10 0 2 2 2 0
Territories 14 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 13 1 13 0 5 3 5 0
CANADA 2658 1 48 20 69 6 2571 12 2107 30 9 11 11 0 2096 42 2026 15 1231 513 1550 8
Table 2: Respiratory Virus Detections/Isolations for the period August 27, 2017 - September 30, 2017 (Reporting Weeks / Code hebdomadaire 201735-201739)
Table 2: Respiratory Virus Detections/Isolations for the period August 27, 2017 - September 30, 2017 (Reporting Weeks / Code hebdomadaire 201735-201739)
Reporting Laboratory Flu Test Flu A(H1N1)pdm09 Flu AH3 Pos. Flu A(UnS) Flu A Pos.(all) Flu B Pos. RSV Test RSV 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. Entero/Rhino Test Entero/Rhino Pos. Coron Test Coron Pos.

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.

Newfoundland 147 0 3 0 3 0 147 0 147 2 1 2 0 0 147 1 147 0 147 25 N.A. N.A.
Prince Edward Island 11 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 8 0 0 0 1 0 8 1 8 0 8 1 8 0
Nova Scotia 68 0 0 0 0 0 68 4 37 0 0 0 0 0 37 0 37 0 37 7 37 0
New Brunswick 264 0 0 1 1 0 265 0 130 3 0 1 0 0 130 2 130 1 130 27 130 1
Atlantic 490 0 3 1 4 0 492 4 322 5 1 3 1 0 322 4 322 1 322 60 175 1
Région Nord-Est 123 0 0 0 0 0 113 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Québec-Chaudière-Appalaches 237 0 0 0 0 0 359 2 351 2 1 0 2 0 358 6 317 0 N.A. N.A. 316 0
Centre-du-Québec 72 0 0 4 4 0 82 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Montréal-Laval 1862 0 0 7 7 1 1865 25 1635 28 1 9 9 0 1674 51 1563 10 N.A. N.A. 1479 2
Ouest du Québec 76 0 0 1 1 0 42 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Montérégie 86 0 0 0 0 0 86 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Province of Québec 2456 0 0 12 12 1 2547 38 1986 30 2 9 11 0 2032 57 1880 10 N.A. N.A. 1795 2
Ottawa P.H.L. 49 0 0 0 0 0 43 0 43 0 0 0 0 0 43 1 41 0 13 6 10 1
CHEO - Ottawa 411 0 0 4 4 1 410 2 101 3 0 0 2 0 127 1 183 0 127 33 127 1
Kingston P.H.L. 54 0 0 0 0 0 48 0 48 2 0 0 1 0 48 1 45 0 26 7 22 0
UHN / Mount Sinai Hospital 646 0 0 8 8 0 646 0 78 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 56 2 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
P.H.O.L. - Toronto 1025 9 17 4 30 2 991 4 991 16 0 2 1 0 991 14 947 3 285 48 234 5
Sick Kids Hospital - Toronto 212 0 1 1 2 0 212 2 212 4 0 1 3 0 212 3 212 4 212 89 212 1
Sunnybrook & Women's College HSC 186 0 2 0 2 1 186 1 186 2 3 2 2 0 186 0 186 0 186 34 186 1
Sault Ste. Marie P.H.L. 24 0 0 0 0 0 22 0 22 0 0 0 1 0 22 0 22 0 12 3 12 0
Timmins P.H.L. 17 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 17 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 17 0 2 1 2 0
St. Joseph's - London 71 0 0 0 0 0 71 2 71 1 0 0 0 0 71 1 58 0 71 34 71 0
London P.H.L. 164 1 1 0 2 0 141 0 141 1 0 0 3 0 141 1 130 1 76 21 63 0
Orillia P.H.L. 37 0 0 1 1 0 34 0 34 0 0 1 0 0 34 1 34 0 12 4 11 0
Thunder Bay P.H.L. 27 0 0 0 0 0 27 0 27 0 0 0 0 0 27 0 27 0 3 0 3 0
Sudbury P.H.L. 51 0 0 0 0 0 51 0 51 0 0 0 0 0 51 0 50 0 14 1 13 0
Hamilton P.H.L. 188 3 0 0 3 0 168 1 168 0 1 1 3 0 168 3 157 0 77 21 64 2
Peterborough P.H.L. 102 0 2 0 2 0 92 3 92 0 0 1 0 0 92 0 90 3 46 12 44 2
Province of Ontario 3264 13 23 18 54 4 3159 15 2282 31 4 8 16 0 2230 26 2255 13 1162 314 1074 13
Manitoba 524 0 0 0 0 0 522 3 454 1 2 0 1 0 454 5 183 3 454 79 183 0
Regina 822 0 8 0 8 1 822 3 822 14 3 0 2 0 822 18 822 4 822 360 822 3
Saskatoon 312 0 0 2 2 0 312 1 312 3 0 4 0 0 312 11 312 1 312 125 312 1
Province of Saskatchewan 1134 0 8 2 10 1 1134 4 1134 17 3 4 2 0 1134 29 1134 5 1134 485 1134 4
Province of Alberta 2019 8 39 11 58 10 1834 0 1834 24 15 9 25 0 1834 35 1834 45 1834 634 1834 7
Prairies 3677 8 47 13 68 11 3490 7 3422 42 20 13 28 0 3422 69 3151 53 3422 1198 3151 11
British Columbia 787 3 66 10 79 6 787 0 668 6 2 4 16 0 668 6 668 14 510 157 510 4
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 20 0 0 0 0 0 20 0 20 0 0 0 1 0 20 0 20 2 20 7 20 0
Nunavut 33 0 0 0 0 1 32 1 32 0 0 1 0 0 32 3 32 0 8 4 7 1
Territories 65 0 2 1 3 1 64 2 52 0 0 1 1 0 52 3 52 2 28 11 27 1
CANADA 10739 24 141 55 220 23 10539 66 8732 114 29 38 73 0 8726 165 8328 93 5444 1740 6732 32

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 28 358 5 11
38 2017-09-23 46 40 15 422 8 19
39 2017-09-30 61 42 15 513 8 12

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 2137 1.59 0.19 75 0.00 0.00 511 0.39 0.00 693 3.17 0.00 721 1.25 0.28 126 0.79 1.59 11 0 0
38 2017-09-23 2423 2.10 0.21 85 0.00 0.00 516 1.16 0.00 753 0.66 0.13 867 1.85 0.35 189 12.70 0.53 13 0 0
39 2017-09-30 2658 2.60 0.23 147 2.04 0.00 586 0.51 0.17 743 2.02 0.13 933 2.04 0.21 235 12.34 0.85 14 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 2108 0.52 76 2.63 543 1.29 679 0.29 673 0 126 0 11 0
38 2017-09-23 2375 0.8 85 0 522 1.92 748 1.07 818 0.12 189 0 13 0
39 2017-09-30 2571 0.47 148 0.68 600 1.17 693 0.14 882 0.34 235 0 13 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 1751 3.26 66 3.03 431 0.93 490 2.04 649 4.16 105 12.38
38 2017-09-23 1963 2.34 70 2.86 380 3.16 546 1.28 794 2.9 163 0.61
39 2017-09-30 2107 2.9 74 4.05 467 3.21 495 3.03 863 2.78 195 2.05

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 1765 2.44 66 3.03 441 3.17 494 1.21 649 2.93 105 0.95
38 2017-09-23 1963 2.04 70 1.43 392 3.83 534 1.5 794 2.02 163 0
39 2017-09-30 2096 2 74 1.35 476 3.57 475 1.05 863 1.62 195 2.05

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 1737 1.61 66 1.52 415 0.48 537 1.12 604 1.99 105 5.71
38 2017-09-23 1840 0.82 70 0.00 343 0.29 522 0 732 1.78 163 0.61
39 2017-09-30 2026 0.74 74 0.00 450 0.22 485 0.41 809 1.24 195 1.03

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 1116 32.08 66 10.61 #N/A #N/A 306 28.1 649 35.75 89 34.83
38 2017-09-23 1225 34.45 70 25.71 #N/A #N/A 231 26.41 794 39.04 125 24.8
39 2017-09-30 1231 41.67 74 29.73 #N/A #N/A 148 38.51 863 42.99 141 42.55

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 1413 0.35 40 0 389 0 286 1.05 604 0.33 89 0
38 2017-09-23 1450 0.55 39 2.56 343 0.29 206 0.97 732 0.55 125 0
39 2017-09-30 1550 0.52 35 0 422 0.24 138 1.45 809 0.25 141 2.13
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