Respiratory Virus Report, Week 38 ending September 22, 2018

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Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada

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 22, 2018 (Reporting Week 201838)
Table 1: Respiratory Virus Detections/Isolations for the week ending September 22, 2018 (Reporting Week 201838)
Reporting Laboratory Flu Tested A(H1N1)pdm09 Positive A(H3) Positive A(UnS) Positive Total Flu A Positive Total Flu B Positive RSV Tested RSV Positive PIV Tested PIV 1 Positive PIV 2 Positive PIV 3 Positive PIV 4 Positive Other PIV Positive Adeno Tested Adeno Positive hMPV Tested hMPV Positive Entero/Rhino Tested Entero/Rhino Positive Coron Tested Coron Positive
Newfoundland 28 0 0 0 0 0 28 0 28 0 0 1 0 0 28 3 28 0 28 8 N.A. N.A.
Prince Edward Island 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0
Nova Scotia 16 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 9 0 9 2 9 0
New Brunswick 49 0 0 0 0 0 49 2 27 0 0 0 0 0 27 2 27 0 27 6 27 0
Atlantic 98 0 0 0 0 0 93 2 70 0 0 1 0 0 65 5 65 0 65 16 37 0
Région Nord-Est 26 0 0 0 0 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Québec-Chaudière-Appalaches 39 0 0 0 0 0 74 0 72 0 2 0 0 0 74 0 68 1 N.A. N.A. 68 0
Centre-du-Québec 29 0 0 0 0 0 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Montréal-Laval   474 0 0 1 1 0 496 4 415 0 8 2 1 0 415 5 402 0 N.A. N.A. 402 0
Ouest du Québec 40 0 0 0 0 0 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Montérégie 61 0 0 0 0 0 60 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Province of Québec 669 0 0 1 1 0 720 4 487 0 10 2 1 0 489 5 470 1 N.A. N.A. 470 0
Ottawa P.H.L. 11 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 0
CHEO - Ottawa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kingston P.H.L. 8 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 0
UHN / Mount Sinai Hospital 207 0 0 1 1 0 207 3 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
P.H.O.L. - Toronto   174 0 0 0 0 3 170 0 170 2 1 0 0 0 170 0 161 0 11 0 0 0
Sick Kids Hospital - Toronto 52 0 0 0 0 0 52 1 52 0 0 0 0 0 52 2 52 0 52 27 52 0
Sunnybrook & Women's College HSC 29 0 0 0 0 0 29 0 29 0 0 0 0 0 29 0 29 0 29 4 29 1
Sault Ste. Marie P.H.L. 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Timmins P.H.L. 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
St. Joseph's - London   32 0 0 0 0 0 32 0 32 0 0 1 0 0 32 0 32 0 32 18 32 0
London P.H.L. 35 0 0 0 0 0 35 0 35 0 0 0 0 0 35 1 31 0 4 0 0 0
Orillia P.H.L.   6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 5 0 1 0 0 0
Thunder Bay 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
Sudbury P.H.L.   20 0 0 0 0 0 20 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 20 0 15 0 5 0 0 0
Hamilton P.H.L. 28 0 0 0 0 0 28 2 28 0 0 0 0 0 28 1 28 0 0 0 0 0
Peterborough P.H.L. 28 0 0 0 0 0 27 1 27 0 0 0 0 0 27 0 27 0 1 0 0 0
Province of Ontario 634 0 0 1 1 3 626 7 430 2 1 1 0 0 419 4 400 0 135 49 113 1
Manitoba    106 0 0 0 0 0 107 0 79 0 0 0 0 0 79 0 33 0 79 11 33 0
Regina   159 0 1 0 1 0 159 0 159 0 2 2 2 0 159 2 159 0 159 71 159 0
Saskatoon    38 0 0 0 0 0 38 0 38 1 0 0 0 0 38 3 38 0 38 33 38 1
Province of Saskatchewan 197 0 1 0 1 0 197 0 197 1 2 2 2 0 197 5 197 0 197 104 197 1
Province of Alberta 436 0 0 2 2 0 384 0 384 0 1 2 3 0 384 5 384 0 384 168 384 1
Prairies 739 0 1 2 3 0 688 0 660 1 3 4 5 0 660 10 614 0 660 283 614 2
British Columbia 262 2 1 0 3 0 262 1 175 1 1 4 1 0 175 4 175 0 147 63 147 0
Yukon 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 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 3 5 0
Nunavut 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Territories 11 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 5 3 5 0
CANADA 2413 2 2 4 8 3 2400 14 1827 4 15 12 7 0 1813 28 1729 1 1012 414 1386 3

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 26, 2018 - September 22, 2018 (Reporting Weeks 201835-201838)
Table 2: Respiratory Virus Detections/Isolations for the period August 26, 2018 - September 22, 2018 (Reporting Weeks 201835-201838)
Reporting Laboratory Flu Tested A(H1N1)pdm09 Positive A(H3) Positive A(UnS) Positive Total Flu A Positive Total Flu B Positive RSV Tested RSV Positive PIV Tested PIV 1 Positive PIV 2 Positive PIV 3 Positive PIV 4 Positive Other PIV Positive Adeno Tested Adeno Positive hMPV Tested hMPV Positive Entero/Rhino Tested Entero/Rhino Positive Coron Tested Coron Positive
Newfoundland 97 0 0 0 0 0 97 0 97 0 0 1 0 0 97 3 97 0 97 25 N.A. N.A.
Prince Edward Island 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 0 1 0 0 8 1 8 0 8 2 8 0
Nova Scotia 45 0 0 0 0 0 45 0 19 0 0 1 0 0 19 0 19 0 19 4 19 0
New Brunswick 232 0 0 0 0 0 232 2 111 0 0 0 0 0 111 8 111 0 111 19 111 1
Atlantic 386 0 0 0 0 0 374 2 240 0 0 3 0 0 235 12 235 0 235 50 138 1
Région Nord-Est 80 0 0 0 0 0 76 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Québec-Chaudière-Appalaches 161 0 0 0 0 0 222 1 214 1 4 0 0 0 220 1 204 1 N.A. N.A. 204 0
Centre-du-Québec 76 0 0 0 0 0 77 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Montréal-Laval   1659 0 0 3 3 0 1735 18 1491 4 25 11 8 0 1491 28 1443 5 N.A. N.A. 1443 2
Ouest du Québec 105 0 0 0 0 0 93 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Montérégie 139 0 0 0 0 0 136 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Province of Québec 2220 0 0 3 3 0 2339 19 1705 5 29 11 8 0 1711 29 1647 6 N.A. N.A. 1647 2
Ottawa P.H.L. 41 0 0 0 0 0 37 0 37 0 0 0 0 0 37 0 34 0 3 0 0 0
CHEO - Ottawa 101 0 0 0 0 0 101 0 34 0 0 1 0 0 34 2 34 0 34 8 34 0
Kingston P.H.L. 39 0 0 0 0 0 39 0 39 0 0 0 0 0 39 0 39 0 4 0 0 0
UHN / Mount Sinai Hospital 656 0 0 2 2 0 656 6 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 31 0 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
P.H.O.L. - Toronto   640 9 5 0 14 3 620 3 620 2 6 3 0 0 620 2 600 1 40 0 0 0
Sick Kids Hospital - Toronto 153 0 0 0 0 0 153 2 153 0 2 2 2 0 153 5 153 1 153 60 153 0
Sunnybrook & Women's College HSC 101 0 0 0 0 0 101 0 101 0 0 1 0 0 101 0 101 0 101 17 101 1
Sault Ste. Marie P.H.L. 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
Timmins P.H.L. 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
St. Joseph's - London   55 0 0 0 0 0 55 0 55 0 0 3 0 0 55 0 55 0 55 22 55 0
London P.H.L. 110 0 0 0 0 0 110 1 110 0 1 0 0 0 110 1 102 0 11 0 0 0
Orillia P.H.L.   26 0 0 0 0 0 26 0 26 0 0 0 0 0 26 0 24 0 2 0 0 0
Thunder Bay P.H.L. 11 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 9 0 2 0 0 0
Sudbury P.H.L.   40 0 0 0 0 0 40 1 40 0 0 0 0 0 40 0 33 0 7 0 0 0
Hamilton P.H.L. 102 0 0 0 0 0 99 5 99 0 0 0 0 0 99 1 99 0 2 0 0 0
Peterborough P.H.L. 51 0 0 0 0 0 50 2 50 0 0 0 0 0 50 0 50 0 1 0 0 0
Province of Ontario 2134 9 5 2 16 3 2106 20 1425 2 9 10 2 0 1383 11 1371 2 416 107 343 1
Manitoba    422 0 0 0 0 0 419 0 324 0 0 1 1 0 324 3 103 0 324 54 137 0
Regina   453 0 2 0 2 0 453 0 453 0 4 7 3 0 453 9 453 0 453 175 453 0
Saskatoon    182 0 0 2 2 0 182 0 182 1 0 1 0 0 182 8 182 0 182 73 182 1
Province of Saskatchewan 635 0 2 2 4 0 635 0 635 1 4 8 3 0 635 17 635 0 635 248 635 1
Province of Alberta 1545 3 5 5 13 1 1401 0 1401 1 9 14 12 0 1401 18 1401 6 1401 487 1401 5
Prairies 2602 3 7 7 17 1 2455 0 2360 2 13 23 16 0 2360 38 2139 6 2360 789 2173 6
British Columbia 814 4 2 4 10 0 814 2 609 2 2 16 8 0 609 12 609 2 525 153 525 0
Yukon 12 0 0 0 0 0 12 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 28 0 0 0 0 0 28 0 28 0 0 0 0 0 28 4 28 0 28 12 28 1
Nunavut 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 5 0 6 3 5 0
Territories 46 0 0 0 0 0 46 0 34 0 0 0 0 0 34 5 33 0 34 15 33 1
CANADA 8202 16 14 16 46 4 8134 43 6373 11 53 63 34 0 6332 107 6034 16 3570 1114 4859 11

Specimens from YT, NT and 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, 2018-2019

Figure 1. Text version below.

Figure 1: Number positive laboratory tests for other respiratory viruses by report week, Canada, 2018-19 - Text description
Number positive laboratory tests for other respiratory viruses by report week, Canada, 2018-19
Week ParaInfluenza Adenovirus Human metapneumovirus Enterovirus/Rhinovirus Coronavirus Respiratory syncytial virus
35 35 21 6 196 4 9
36 49 27 3 214 2 7
37 39 31 5 287 2 13
38 38 28 2 417 3 14

Positive Influenza tests

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

Figure 2. Text version below.

Figure 2: Positive Influenza Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report - Text description
Positive Influenza Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report
Week Week end Can Tests Can A
%
Can B
%
Atl Tests Atl A
%
Atl 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 2018-09-01 1764 0.68 0.00 60 0.00 0.00 471 0.42 0.00 511 0.59 0.00 555 0.90 0.00 155 1.29 0.00 12 0 0
36 2018-09-08 1880 0.80 0.00 101 0.00 0.00 494 0.00 0.00 523 1.91 0.00 587 0.68 0.00 167 0.60 0.00 8 0 0
37 2018-09-15 2145 0.37 0.05 127 0.00 0.00 586 0.00 0.00 466 0.43 0.00 721 0.69 0.14 230 0.43 0.00 15 0 0
38 2018-09-22 2413 0.46 0.12 98 0.00 0.00 669 0.15 0.00 634 0.16 0.47 739 0.41 0.00 262 2.29 0.00 11 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. Text version below.

Figure 3: Positive Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report - Text description
Positive Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report
Week Week end Can Tests RSV
%
Atl Tests RSV
%
QC Tests RSV
%
ON Tests RSV
%
Pr Tests RSV
%
BC Tests RSV
%
Terr Tests RSV
%
35 2018-09-01 1743 0.52 57 0 489 1.23 504 0.4 526 0 155 0.65 12 0
36 2018-09-08 1853 0.38 100 0 510 0.78 514 0.58 554 0 167 0 8 0
37 2018-09-15 2138 0.61 124 0 620 0.81 462 1.73 687 0 230 0 15 0
38 2018-09-22 2400 0.58 93 2.15 720 0.56 626 1.12 688 0 262 0.38 11 0

Positive Parainfluenza tests

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

Figure 4. Text version below.

Figure 4: Positive Parainfluenza (PIV) Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report - Text description
Positive Parainfluenza (PIV) Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report
Week Week End Canada Tests PIV
%
Atl Tests PIV
%
QC Tests PIV
%
ON Tests PIV
%
Pr Tests PIV
%
BC Tests PIV
%
35 2018-09-01 1401 2.5 57 0 382 3.14 332 1.51 507 2.56 111 4.5
36 2018-09-08 1480 3.31 49 0 404 3.22 345 3.19 534 3.18 141 5.67
37 2018-09-15 1653 2.36 64 3.13 432 3.47 318 0.94 659 1.67 165 4.85
38 2018-09-22 1839 2.07 70 1.43 487 2.67 430 0.93 660 1.97 181 3.31

Positive Adenovirus tests

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

Figure 5. Text version below.

Figure 5: Positive Adenovirus (adeno) Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report - Text description
Positive Adenovirus (adeno) Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report
Week Week End Can Tests Adeno
%
Atl Tests Adeno
%
QC Tests Adeno
%
ON Tests Adeno
%
Pr Tests Adeno
%
BC Tests Adeno
%
35 2018-09-01 1394 1.51 57 3.51 384 2.86 323 0 507 1.38 111 0
36 2018-09-08 1471 1.84 49 2.04 404 1.73 336 1.19 534 1.87 141 2.13
37 2018-09-15 1642 1.89 64 6.25 434 1.38 305 0.98 659 1.67 165 3.03
38 2018-09-22 1825 1.53 65 7.69 489 1.02 419 0.95 660 1.52 181 2.21

Positive Human metapneumovirus tests

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

Figure 6. Text version below.

Figure 6: Positive human metapneumovirus (hMPV) Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report - Text description
Positive human metapneumovirus (hMPV) Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report
Week Week End Can Tests hMPV
%
Atl Tests hMPV
%
QC Tests hMPV
%
ON Tests hMPV
%
Pr Tests hMPV
%
BC Tests hMPV
%
35 2018-09-01 1335 0.45 57 0.00 368 0.54 322 0.62 466 0.43 111 0
36 2018-09-08 1383 0.22 49 0.00 393 0.51 335 0 458 0.22 141 0
37 2018-09-15 1575 0.32 64 0.00 416 0.24 314 0 601 0.5 165 0.61
38 2018-09-22 1741 0.11 65 0.00 470 0.21 400 0 614 0 181 0.55

Positive Enterovirus/Rhinovirus tests

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

Figure 7. Text version below.

Figure 7: Positive Enterovirus/Rhinovirus (entero/rhino) Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report - Text description
Positive Enterovirus/Rhinovirus (entero/rhino) Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report
Week Week End Canada Tests Entero/rhino
%
Atl Tests Entero/rhino
%
QC Tests Entero/rhino
%
ON Tests Entero/rhino
%
Pr Tests Entero/rhino
%
BC Tests Entero/rhino
%
35 2018-09-01 771 25.42 57 19.3 N.A. N.A. 99 16.16 507 29.19 96 17.71
36 2018-09-08 837 25.57 49 18.37 N.A. N.A. 125 21.6 534 27.53 122 22.95
37 2018-09-15 938 30.6 64 21.88 N.A. N.A. 57 26.32 659 32.02 143 27.97
38 2018-09-22 1024 40.72 65 24.62 N.A. N.A. 135 36.3 660 42.88 153 41.83

Positive Coronovirus tests

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

Figure 8. Text version below.

Figure 8: Positive Coronavirus (coron) Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report - Text description
Positive Coronavirus (coron) Tests (%) in Canada by Region by Week of Report
Week Week End Canada Tests Coron
%
Atl Tests Coron
%
QC Tests Coron
%
ON Tests Coron
%
Pr Tests Coron
%
BC Tests Coron
%
35 2018-09-01 1058 0.38 35 0 368 0.54 82 0 466 0.43 96 0
36 2018-09-08 1149 0.17 30 0 393 0 105 0 492 0.41 122 0
37 2018-09-15 1254 0.16 36 2.78 416 0 43 0 601 0 143 0
38 2018-09-22 1398 0.21 37 0 470 0 113 0.88 614 0.33 153 0
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