Respiratory Virus Report, Week 39 ending September 29, 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 29, 2018 (Reporting Week 201839)
Table 1: Respiratory Virus Detections/Isolations for the week ending September 29, 2018 (Reporting Week 201839)
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 53 0 0 0 0 0 53 0 53 0 0 1 0 0 53 1 53 0 53 16 N.A. N.A.
Prince Edward Island 7 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 5 4 5 0
Nova Scotia 22 0 0 0 0 0 22 0 17 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 17 0 17 7 17 0
New Brunswick 63 0 0 1 1 0 63 0 38 0 0 1 0 0 38 0 38 0 38 10 38 0
Atlantic 145 0 0 1 1 0 145 0 113 0 0 2 0 0 113 1 113 0 113 37 60 0
Région Nord-Est 33 0 0 0 0 0 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Québec-Chaudière-Appalaches 34 0 0 0 0 0 44 0 60 0 2 0 1 0 61 0 54 0 N.A. N.A. 54 0
Centre-du-Québec 46 0 0 0 0 0 48 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Montréal-Laval   529 0 0 0 0 0 546 4 432 2 9 3 3 0 432 15 420 0 N.A. N.A. 420 0
Ouest du Québec 62 0 0 0 0 0 52 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Montérégie 49 0 0 0 0 0 49 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Province of Québec 753 0 0 0 0 0 770 6 492 2 11 3 4 0 493 15 474 0 N.A. N.A. 474 0
Ottawa P.H.L. 6 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
CHEO - Ottawa 122 0 0 0 0 0 122 1 27 0 0 0 0 0 27 4 27 0 27 13 27 0
Kingston 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
UHN / Mount Sinai Hospital 203 0 0 0 0 0 203 2 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
P.H.O.L. - Toronto   214 0 0 0 0 0 213 0 213 1 1 0 0 0 213 0 201 0 12 0 0 0
Sick Kids Hospital - Toronto 51 0 0 0 0 0 51 0 51 0 0 1 0 0 51 1 51 0 51 28 51 1
Sunnybrook & Women's College HSC 36 0 0 0 0 0 36 0 36 0 0 0 0 0 36 0 36 0 36 7 36 3
Sault Ste. Marie 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
Timmins 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
St. Joseph's - London   40 0 0 0 0 0 40 0 40 0 1 0 0 0 40 0 40 0 40 17 40 0
London P.H.L. 44 0 0 0 0 0 42 0 42 0 0 0 0 0 42 0 42 0 0 0 0 0
Orillia P.H.L.   7 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
Thunder Bay P.H.L. 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 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 12 0 2 0 0 0
Hamilton P.H.L. 56 0 0 0 0 0 55 0 55 0 0 0 0 0 55 0 52 0 3 0 0 0
Peterborough P.H.L. 24 0 0 0 0 0 24 0 24 0 0 0 0 0 24 0 24 0 0 0 0 0
Province of Ontario 842 0 0 0 0 0 833 3 550 1 2 1 0 0 535 5 518 0 171 65 154 4
Manitoba    0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Regina   147 0 0 0 0 0 147 0 147 0 0 0 0 0 147 2 147 0 147 72 147 0
Saskatoon    83 0 0 3 3 0 83 2 83 0 0 0 0 0 83 2 83 0 83 32 83 0
Province of Saskatchewan 230 0 0 3 3 0 230 2 230 0 0 0 0 0 230 4 230 0 230 104 230 0
Province of Alberta 496 1 2 2 5 2 439 0 439 0 2 3 1 0 439 10 439 5 439 177 439 1
Prairies 726 1 2 5 8 2 669 2 669 0 2 3 1 0 669 14 669 5 669 281 669 1
British Columbia 289 0 0 3 3 1 289 1 190 0 1 2 4 0 190 3 190 1 146 56 146 4
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 0 5 0
Nunavut 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 2 2 0
Territories 13 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 7 0 7 2 7 0
CANADA 2768 1 2 9 12 3 2719 12 2021 3 16 11 9 0 2007 38 1971 6 1106 441 1510 9

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 29, 2018 (Reporting Weeks 201835-201839)
Table 2: Respiratory Virus Detections/Isolations for the period August 26, 2018 - September 29, 2018 (Reporting Weeks 201835-201839)
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 150 0 0 0 0 0 150 0 150 0 0 2 0 0 150 4 150 0 150 41 N.A. N.A.
Prince Edward Island 19 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 18 0 0 1 0 0 13 1 13 0 13 6 13 0
Nova Scotia 67 0 0 0 0 0 67 0 36 0 0 1 0 0 36 0 36 0 36 11 36 0
New Brunswick 295 0 0 1 1 0 295 2 149 0 0 1 0 0 149 8 149 0 149 29 149 1
Atlantic 531 0 0 1 1 0 528 2 353 0 0 5 0 0 348 13 348 0 348 87 198 1
Région Nord-Est 113 0 0 0 0 0 107 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Québec-Chaudière-Appalaches 195 0 0 0 0 0 266 1 274 1 6 0 1 0 281 1 258 1 N.A. N.A. 258 0
Centre-du-Québec 122 0 0 0 0 0 125 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Montréal-Laval   2188 0 0 3 3 0 2281 22 1923 6 34 14 11 0 1923 43 1863 5 N.A. N.A. 1863 2
Ouest du Québec 167 0 0 0 0 0 145 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Montérégie 188 0 0 0 0 0 185 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Province of Québec 2973 0 0 3 3 0 3109 25 2197 7 40 14 12 0 2204 44 2121 6 N.A. N.A. 2121 2
Ottawa P.H.L. 47 0 0 0 0 0 44 0 44 0 0 0 0 0 44 0 41 0 3 0 0 0
CHEO - Ottawa 399 0 0 0 0 0 399 4 99 0 1 2 0 0 99 9 99 0 99 39 99 0
Kingston P.H.L. 44 0 0 0 0 0 44 0 44 0 0 0 0 0 44 0 44 0 5 0 0 0
UHN / Mount Sinai Hospital 859 0 0 2 2 0 859 8 57 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 31 0 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
P.H.O.L. - Toronto   854 9 5 0 14 3 836 3 836 3 7 3 0 0 836 2 803 1 54 0 0 0
Sick Kids Hospital - Toronto 204 0 0 0 0 0 204 2 204 0 2 3 2 0 204 6 204 1 204 88 204 1
Sunnybrook & Women's College HSC 137 0 0 0 0 0 137 0 137 0 0 1 0 0 137 0 137 0 137 24 137 4
Sault Ste. Marie P.H.L. 13 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 13 0 0 0 0 0
Timmins P.H.L. 11 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 10 0 1 0 0 0
St. Joseph's - London   96 0 0 0 0 0 96 0 96 0 1 3 0 0 96 0 96 0 96 39 96 0
London P.H.L. 154 0 0 0 0 0 152 1 152 0 1 0 0 0 152 1 144 0 11 0 0 0
Orillia P.H.L.   33 0 0 0 0 0 31 0 31 0 0 0 0 0 31 0 29 0 2 0 0 0
Thunder Bay P.H.L. 15 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 12 0 2 0 0 0
Sudbury P.H.L.   54 0 0 0 0 0 54 1 54 0 0 0 0 0 54 0 45 0 9 0 0 0
Hamilton P.H.L. 158 0 0 0 0 0 154 5 154 0 0 0 0 0 154 1 151 0 5 0 0 0
Peterborough P.H.L. 75 0 0 0 0 0 75 2 75 0 0 0 0 0 75 0 75 0 2 0 0 0
Province of Ontario 3153 9 5 2 16 3 3123 26 2021 3 12 12 2 0 1964 19 1934 2 630 190 536 5
Manitoba    422 0 0 0 0 0 419 0 324 0 0 1 1 0 324 3 103 0 324 54 137 0
Regina   600 0 2 0 2 0 600 0 600 0 4 7 3 0 600 11 600 0 600 247 600 0
Saskatoon    299 0 0 5 5 0 299 2 299 1 0 1 0 0 299 10 299 0 299 105 299 1
Province of Saskatchewan 899 0 2 5 7 0 899 2 899 1 4 8 3 0 899 21 899 0 899 352 899 1
Province of Alberta 2067 4 7 7 18 3 1862 0 1862 1 12 17 13 0 1862 29 1862 11 1862 678 1862 6
Prairies 3388 4 9 12 25 3 3180 2 3085 2 16 26 17 0 3085 53 2864 11 3085 1084 2898 7
British Columbia 1103 4 5 9 18 1 1103 3 809 2 3 18 12 0 809 15 809 3 681 211 681 4
Yukon 18 0 0 0 0 0 18 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 39 0 0 0 0 0 39 0 39 0 0 1 0 0 39 4 39 0 39 14 39 1
Nunavut 8 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 8 1 7 0 8 5 7 0
Territories 65 0 0 0 0 0 65 0 47 0 0 1 0 0 47 5 46 0 47 19 46 1
CANADA 11213 17 19 27 63 7 11108 58 8512 14 71 76 43 0 8457 149 8122 22 4791 1591 6480 20

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, 2018-19

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
37 40 32 5 299 2 15
38 41 31 2 439 3 15
39 39 38 6 443 9 12

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
%
37 2018-09-15 2235 0.36 0.04 127 0.00 0.00 586 0.00 0.00 555 0.36 0.00 721 0.69 0.14 230 0.43 0.00 16 0 0
38 2018-09-22 2566 0.43 0.12 98 0.00 0.00 669 0.15 0.00 722 0.14 0.42 799 0.38 0.00 262 2.29 0.00 16 0 0
39 2018-09-29 2768 0.61 0.11 145 0.69 0.00 753 0.00 0.00 842 0.00 0.00 726 1.10 0.28 289 2.77 0.35 13 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
%
37 2018-09-15 2232 0.67 127 0 620 0.81 552 1.81 687 0 230 0 16 0
38 2018-09-22 2561 0.59 99 2.02 720 0.56 720 1.11 744 0 262 0.38 16 0
39 2018-09-29 2719 0.44 145 0 770 0.78 833 0.36 669 0.3 289 0.35 13 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
%
37 2018-09-15 1677 2.39 64 3.13 432 3.47 341 1.17 659 1.67 165 4.85
38 2018-09-22 1923 2.13 70 1.43 487 2.67 453 1.1 716 1.96 181 3.31
39 2018-09-29 2031 1.92 113 1.77 492 4.07 550 0.73 669 0.9 194 3.61

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
%
37 2018-09-15 1666 1.92 64 6.25 434 1.38 328 1.22 659 1.67 165 3.03
38 2018-09-22 1909 1.62 65 7.69 489 1.02 442 1.36 716 1.54 181 2.21
39 2018-09-29 2017 1.88 113 0.88 493 3.04 535 0.93 669 2.09 194 1.55

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
%
37 2018-09-15 1598 0.31 64 0.00 416 0.24 336 0 601 0.5 165 0.61
38 2018-09-22 1825 0.11 65 0.00 470 0.21 423 0 670 0 181 0.55
39 2018-09-29 1981 0.3 113 0.00 474 0 518 0 669 0.75 194 0.52

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
%
37 2018-09-15 963 31.05 64 21.88 N.A. N.A. 81 32.1 659 32.02 143 27.97
38 2018-09-22 1104 39.76 65 24.62 N.A. N.A. 154 36.36 716 41.48 153 41.83
39 2018-09-29 1116 39.7 113 32.74 N.A. N.A. 171 38.01 669 42 150 38.67

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
%
37 2018-09-15 1277 0.16 36 2.78 416 0 65 0 601 0 143 0
38 2018-09-22 1476 0.2 37 0 470 0 130 0.77 670 0.3 153 0
39 2018-09-29 1520 0.59 60 0 474 0 154 2.6 669 0.15 150 2.67
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