Respiratory Virus Report, Week 40 ending October 7, 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 October 7, 2017 (Reporting Week 201740)
Table 1: Respiratory Virus Detections/Isolations for the week ending October 7, 2017 (Reporting Week 201740)
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 47 0 0 1 1 0 47 0 47 1 0 1 0 0 47 0 47 0 47 9 N.A. N.A.
Prince Edward Island 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 2 0
Nova Scotia 15 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 1 10 0 10 6 10 0
New Brunswick 55 0 0 0 0 2 39 0 39 1 0 0 0 0 39 0 39 0 39 4 39 0
Atlantic 120 0 0 1 1 2 104 0 98 2 0 1 0 0 98 1 98 0 98 19 51 0
Région Nord-Est 38 0 0 0 0 1 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Québec-Chaudière-Appalaches 74 0 0 0 0 0 84 2 77 1 0 0 0 0 79 0 73 0 N.A. N.A. 73 0
Centre-du-Québec 27 0 0 0 0 0 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Montréal-Laval 476 0 0 13 13 1 476 6 388 11 1 7 0 0 399 29 378 1 N.A. N.A. 331 0
Ouest du Québec 44 0 0 2 2 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Montérégie 48 0 0 0 0 0 48 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Province of Québec 707 0 0 15 15 2 690 8 465 12 1 7 0 0 478 29 451 1 N.A. N.A. 404 0
Ottawa P.H.L. 17 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 12 0 1 0 0 0
CHEO - Ottawa 127 0 0 2 2 0 127 0 25 0 0 0 0 0 25 1 25 0 25 6 25 0
Kingston P.H.L. 15 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 10 0 3 0 0 0
UHN / Mount Sinai Hospital 172 0 0 1 1 0 172 3 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
P.H.O.L. - Toronto 258 0 2 2 4 0 236 1 236 3 1 0 0 0 236 3 225 0 11 0 0 0
Sick Kids Hospital - Toronto 63 0 0 0 0 0 63 2 63 1 0 1 2 0 63 0 63 0 63 22 63 1
Sunnybrook & Women's College HSC 29 0 0 0 0 0 29 0 29 1 0 0 0 0 29 0 29 1 29 4 29 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 0 0 0 0
Timmins P.H.L. 8 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
St. Joseph's - London 17 0 0 1 1 0 17 0 17 0 0 0 1 0 17 0 17 0 17 4 17 0
London P.H.L. 53 0 0 0 0 0 53 0 53 0 0 0 0 0 53 0 48 0 5 0 0 0
Orillia P.H.L. 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 0
Thunder Bay 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
Sudbury P.H.L. 25 0 0 0 0 0 25 0 25 0 0 0 0 0 25 0 24 0 1 0 0 0
Hamilton P.H.L. 57 0 0 0 0 0 57 0 57 0 0 0 0 0 57 1 55 0 2 0 0 0
Peterborough P.H.L. 21 0 0 0 0 0 21 1 21 0 0 0 0 0 21 1 21 0 0 0 0 0
Province of Ontario 888 0 2 6 8 0 857 7 599 5 1 1 3 0 583 6 576 1 157 36 134 1
Manitoba 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Regina 249 0 6 0 6 0 249 1 249 6 1 0 2 0 249 3 249 0 249 126 249 0
Saskatoon 86 0 0 0 0 0 86 1 86 0 0 0 0 0 86 2 86 0 86 39 86 1
Province of Saskatchewan 335 0 6 0 6 0 335 2 335 6 1 0 2 0 335 5 335 0 335 165 335 1
Province of Alberta 505 0 17 2 19 0 452 0 452 8 5 1 4 0 452 4 452 12 452 171 452 1
Prairies 840 0 23 2 25 0 787 2 787 14 6 1 6 0 787 9 787 12 787 336 787 2
British Columbia 357 1 13 7 21 1 357 0 282 1 1 1 5 0 282 5 282 6 236 147 236 7
Yukon 3 0 1 0 1 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 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 5 4 5 0
Nunavut 15 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 15 0 0 1 0 0 15 1 15 0 3 2 3 0
Territories 23 0 1 0 1 0 23 0 20 0 0 1 0 0 20 1 20 0 8 6 8 0
CANADA 2935 1 39 31 71 5 2818 17 2251 34 9 12 14 0 2248 51 2214 20 1286 544 1620 10
Table 2: Respiratory Virus Detections/Isolations for the period August 27, 2017 - October 7, 2017 (Reporting Weeks / Code hebdomadaire 201735-201740)
Table 2: Respiratory Virus Detections/Isolations for the period August 27, 2017 - October 7, 2017 (Reporting Weeks / Code hebdomadaire 201735-201740)
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 194 0 3 1 4 0 194 0 194 3 1 3 0 0 194 1 194 0 194 34 N.A. N.A.
Prince Edward Island 14 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 10 0 0 0 1 0 10 1 10 0 10 1 10 0
Nova Scotia 83 0 0 0 0 0 83 4 47 0 0 0 0 0 47 1 47 0 47 13 47 0
New Brunswick 319 0 0 1 1 2 304 0 169 4 0 1 0 0 169 2 169 1 169 31 169 1
Atlantic 610 0 3 2 5 2 596 4 420 7 1 4 1 0 420 5 420 1 420 79 226 1
Région Nord-Est 161 0 0 0 0 1 146 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Québec-Chaudière-Appalaches 311 0 0 0 0 0 443 4 428 3 1 0 2 0 437 6 390 0 N.A. N.A. 389 0
Centre-du-Québec 99 0 0 4 4 0 109 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Montréal-Laval 2338 0 0 20 20 2 2341 31 2023 39 2 16 9 0 2073 80 1941 11 N.A. N.A. 1810 2
Ouest du Québec 120 0 0 3 3 0 64 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Montérégie 134 0 0 0 0 0 134 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Province of Québec 3163 0 0 27 27 3 3237 46 2451 42 3 16 11 0 2510 86 2331 11 N.A. N.A. 2199 2
Ottawa P.H.L. 66 0 0 0 0 0 61 0 61 0 0 0 0 0 61 1 58 0 14 6 10 1
CHEO - Ottawa 538 0 0 6 6 1 537 2 126 3 0 0 2 0 152 2 208 0 152 39 152 1
Kingston P.H.L. 69 0 0 0 0 0 62 0 62 3 0 0 1 0 62 1 56 0 30 7 22 0
UHN / Mount Sinai Hospital 818 0 0 9 9 0 818 3 94 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 72 2 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
P.H.O.L. - Toronto 1283 9 21 5 35 2 1234 5 1234 19 1 2 1 0 1234 17 1179 3 300 48 234 5
Sick Kids Hospital - Toronto 275 0 1 1 2 0 275 4 275 5 0 2 5 0 275 3 275 4 275 111 275 2
Sunnybrook & Women's College HSC 215 0 2 0 2 1 215 1 215 3 3 2 2 0 215 0 215 1 215 38 215 1
Sault Ste. Marie P.H.L. 31 0 0 0 0 0 29 0 29 0 0 0 1 0 29 0 29 0 12 3 12 0
Timmins P.H.L. 25 0 0 0 0 0 22 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 22 0 22 0 2 1 2 0
St. Joseph's - London 88 0 0 1 1 0 88 2 88 1 0 0 1 0 88 1 75 0 88 38 88 0
London P.H.L. 217 1 1 0 2 0 208 0 208 1 0 0 3 0 208 1 192 1 81 21 63 0
Orillia P.H.L. 47 0 0 1 1 0 44 0 44 0 0 1 0 0 44 1 44 0 12 4 11 0
Thunder Bay P.H.L. 35 0 0 0 0 0 35 0 35 0 0 0 0 0 35 0 35 0 3 0 3 0
Sudbury P.H.L. 76 0 0 0 0 0 76 0 76 0 0 0 0 0 76 0 74 0 15 1 13 0
Hamilton P.H.L. 245 3 0 0 3 0 231 1 231 0 1 1 3 0 231 4 218 0 79 21 64 2
Peterborough P.H.L. 123 0 2 0 2 0 122 4 122 0 0 1 0 0 122 1 120 3 46 12 44 2
Province of Ontario 4151 13 27 23 63 4 4057 22 2922 37 5 9 19 0 2854 32 2872 14 1324 350 1208 14
Manitoba 524 0 0 0 0 0 522 3 454 1 2 0 1 0 454 5 183 3 454 79 183 0
Regina 1071 0 14 0 14 1 1071 4 1071 20 4 0 4 0 1071 21 1071 4 1071 486 1071 3
Saskatoon 398 0 0 2 2 0 398 2 398 3 0 4 0 0 398 13 398 1 398 164 398 2
Province of Saskatchewan 1469 0 14 2 16 1 1469 6 1469 23 4 4 4 0 1469 34 1469 5 1469 650 1469 5
Province of Alberta 2568 8 59 13 80 11 2328 0 2328 33 20 11 31 0 2328 40 2328 58 2328 830 2328 9
Prairies 4561 8 73 15 96 12 4319 9 4251 57 26 15 36 0 4251 79 3980 66 4251 1559 3980 14
British Columbia 1196 4 79 21 104 8 1196 1 950 7 3 5 21 0 950 11 950 20 746 304 746 11
Yukon 15 0 3 1 4 0 15 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 26 0 0 0 0 0 26 0 26 0 0 0 1 0 26 0 26 2 26 11 26 0
Nunavut 50 0 0 0 0 1 50 1 50 0 0 2 0 0 50 4 50 0 13 8 12 1
Territories 91 0 3 1 4 1 91 2 76 0 0 2 1 0 76 4 76 2 39 19 38 1
CANADA 13772 25 185 89 299 30 13496 84 11070 150 38 51 89 0 11061 217 10629 114 6780 2311 8397 43

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 47 40 15 422 8 19
39 2017-09-30 65 43 16 540 9 13
40 2017-10-07 69 51 20 544 10 17

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 2.15 0.21 85 0.00 0.00 516 1.16 0.00 753 0.80 0.13 867 1.85 0.35 189 12.70 0.53 13 0 0
39 2017-09-30 2756 2.69 0.29 147 2.04 0.00 586 0.51 0.17 742 2.02 0.13 977 2.25 0.31 287 10.80 1.05 17 0 0
40 2017-10-07 2935 2.49 0.17 120 0.83 1.67 707 2.12 0.28 888 0.90 0.00 840 2.98 0.00 357 6.44 0.28 23 4.35 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 2710 0.48 148 0.68 600 1.17 734 0.14 924 0.32 287 0.35 17 0
40 2017-10-07 2818 0.6 104 0 690 1.16 857 0.82 787 0.25 357 0 23 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 2.39 70 2.86 380 3.16 546 1.47 794 2.9 163 0.61
39 2017-09-30 2194 2.96 74 4.05 467 3.21 536 2.8 905 3.09 195 2.05
40 2017-10-07 2251 3.07 98 3.06 465 4.3 599 1.67 787 3.43 282 2.84

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 2183 1.97 74 1.35 476 3.57 516 0.97 905 1.66 195 2.05
40 2017-10-07 2248 2.27 98 1.02 478 6.07 583 1.03 787 1.14 282 1.77

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 2113 0.76 74 0.00 450 0.22 526 0.38 851 1.29 195 1.03
40 2017-10-07 2214 0.9 98 0.00 451 0.22 576 0.17 787 1.52 282 2.13

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 1228 34.36 70 25.71 #N/A #N/A 234 26.07 794 39.04 125 24.8
39 2017-09-30 1278 42.25 74 29.73 #N/A #N/A 150 38 905 43.76 141 42.55
40 2017-10-07 1286 42.3 98 19.39 #N/A #N/A 157 22.93 787 42.69 236 62.29

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 1595 0.56 35 0 422 0.24 138 1.45 851 0.35 141 2.13
40 2017-10-07 1620 0.62 51 0 404 0 134 0.75 787 0.25 236 2.97
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