Respiratory Virus Report, Week 40 ending October 6, 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 October 6, 2018 (Reporting Week 201840)
Table 1: Respiratory Virus Detections/Isolations for the week ending October 6, 2018 (Reporting Week 201840)
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 36 0 0 0 0 0 36 0 36 0 0 1 0 0 36 0 36 0 36 14 N.A. N.A.
Prince Edward Island 7 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 2 1 2 0
Nova Scotia 17 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 11 0 11 0 11 0
New Brunswick 93 0 0 0 0 0 93 1 33 0 0 0 0 0 33 1 33 0 33 12 33 0
Atlantic 153 0 0 0 0 0 153 1 82 0 0 1 0 0 82 2 82 0 82 27 46 0
Région Nord-Est 49 0 0 3 3 0 43 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Québec-Chaudière-Appalaches 58 0 0 0 0 0 75 1 72 0 3 1 0 0 72 1 64 0 N.A. N.A. 64 0
Centre-du-Québec 45 0 0 0 0 0 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Montréal-Laval   567 0 0 0 0 0 586 9 420 1 7 2 1 0 420 14 403 2 N.A. N.A. 403 5
Ouest du Québec 71 0 0 0 0 0 56 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Montérégie 43 0 0 0 0 0 39 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Province of Québec 833 0 0 3 3 0 844 12 492 1 10 3 1 0 492 15 467 2 N.A. N.A. 467 5
Ottawa P.H.L. 13 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
CHEO - Ottawa 128 0 0 1 1 0 128 1 27 0 0 0 0 0 27 1 27 0 27 14 27 0
Kingston P.H.L. 23 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 18 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 17 0 2 0 0 0
UHN / Mount Sinai Hospital 179 0 0 0 0 0 179 1 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
P.H.O.L. - Toronto   202 0 0 0 0 0 200 2 200 0 1 1 0 0 200 2 192 0 8 0 0 0
Sick Kids Hospital - Toronto 58 0 0 0 0 0 58 0 58 1 2 1 1 0 58 1 58 0 58 29 58 1
Sunnybrook & Women's College HSC 50 0 0 0 0 0 50 0 50 0 0 0 0 0 50 0 50 0 50 9 50 2
Sault Ste. Marie P.H.L. 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 9 0 1 0 0 0
Timmins P.H.L. 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 2 0 2 0 0 0
St. Joseph's - London   35 0 0 0 0 0 35 0 35 0 0 0 0 0 35 2 35 1 35 20 35 0
London P.H.L. 55 0 0 0 0 0 52 0 52 0 0 0 0 0 52 0 51 0 1 0 0 0
Orillia P.H.L.   24 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 13 0 0 0 0 0
Thunder Bay 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
Sudbury P.H.L.   6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 4 0 2 0 0 0
Hamilton P.H.L. 73 0 0 0 0 0 70 0 70 0 1 0 0 0 70 1 70 0 0 0 0 0
Peterborough P.H.L. 32 0 0 0 0 0 29 0 29 0 0 0 0 0 29 0 29 0 0 0 0 0
Province of Ontario 897 0 0 1 1 0 860 4 598 1 4 2 1 0 580 7 583 1 186 72 170 3
Manitoba    219 1 0 1 2 0 210 1 150 0 0 1 0 0 150 0 58 0 150 34 58 0
Regina   150 11 0 1 12 0 150 1 150 0 2 0 1 0 150 1 150 0 150 51 150 0
Saskatoon    137 0 0 5 5 0 137 1 137 0 0 0 0 0 137 5 137 0 137 25 137 0
Province of Saskatchewan 287 11 0 6 17 0 287 2 287 0 2 0 1 0 287 6 287 0 287 76 287 0
Province of Alberta 598 12 4 4 20 3 531 0 531 1 7 3 2 0 531 9 531 4 531 183 531 0
Prairies 1104 24 4 11 39 3 1028 3 968 1 9 4 3 0 968 15 876 4 968 293 876 0
British Columbia 359 2 3 1 6 0 359 3 231 0 0 5 0 0 231 0 231 0 191 84 191 1
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 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 2 0
Nunavut 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0
Territories 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 3 0 3 0 3 0
CANADA 3352 26 7 16 49 3 3250 23 2374 3 23 16 5 0 2356 40 2242 7 1430 476 1753 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 - October 6, 2018 (Reporting Weeks 201835-201840)
Table 2: Respiratory Virus Detections/Isolations for the period August 26, 2018 - October 6, 2018 (Reporting Weeks 201835-201840)
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 186 0 0 0 0 0 186 0 186 0 0 3 0 0 186 4 186 0 186 55 N.A. N.A.
Prince Edward Island 26 0 0 0 0 0 23 0 20 0 0 1 0 0 15 2 15 0 15 7 15 0
Nova Scotia 84 0 0 0 0 0 84 0 47 0 0 1 0 0 47 0 47 0 47 11 47 0
New Brunswick 388 0 0 1 1 0 388 3 182 0 0 1 0 0 182 9 182 0 182 41 182 1
Atlantic 684 0 0 1 1 0 681 3 435 0 0 6 0 0 430 15 430 0 430 114 244 1
Région Nord-Est 162 0 0 3 3 0 150 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Québec-Chaudière-Appalaches 253 0 0 0 0 0 341 2 346 1 9 1 1 0 353 2 322 1 N.A. N.A. 322 0
Centre-du-Québec 167 0 0 0 0 0 170 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Montréal-Laval   2755 0 0 3 3 0 2867 31 2343 7 41 16 12 0 2343 57 2266 7 N.A. N.A. 2266 7
Ouest du Québec 238 0 0 0 0 0 201 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Montérégie 231 0 0 0 0 0 224 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Province of Québec 3806 0 0 6 6 0 3953 37 2689 8 50 17 13 0 2696 59 2588 8 N.A. N.A. 2588 7
Ottawa P.H.L. 60 0 0 0 0 0 49 0 49 0 0 0 0 0 49 0 46 0 4 0 0 0
CHEO - Ottawa 527 0 0 1 1 0 527 5 126 0 1 2 0 0 126 10 126 0 126 53 126 0
Kingston P.H.L. 67 0 0 0 0 0 62 0 62 0 0 0 0 0 62 0 61 0 7 0 0 0
UHN / Mount Sinai Hospital 1038 0 0 2 2 0 1038 9 75 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 75 0 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
P.H.O.L. - Toronto   1056 9 5 0 14 3 1036 5 1036 3 8 4 0 0 1036 4 995 1 70 0 0 0
Sick Kids Hospital - Toronto 262 0 0 0 0 0 262 2 262 1 4 4 3 0 262 7 262 1 262 117 262 2
Sunnybrook & Women's College HSC 187 0 0 0 0 0 187 0 187 0 0 1 0 0 187 0 187 0 187 33 187 6
Sault Ste. Marie P.H.L. 23 0 0 0 0 0 23 0 23 0 0 0 0 0 23 0 22 0 1 0 0 0
Timmins P.H.L. 15 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 12 0 6 0 0 0
St. Joseph's - London   131 0 0 0 0 0 131 0 131 0 1 3 0 0 131 2 131 1 131 59 131 0
London P.H.L. 209 0 0 0 0 0 204 1 204 0 1 0 0 0 204 1 195 0 14 0 0 0
Orillia P.H.L.   57 0 0 0 0 0 46 0 46 0 0 0 0 0 46 0 44 0 2 0 0 0
Thunder Bay P.H.L. 20 0 0 0 0 0 20 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 20 0 18 0 2 0 0 0
Sudbury P.H.L.   60 0 0 0 0 0 60 1 60 0 0 0 0 0 60 0 49 0 11 0 0 0
Hamilton P.H.L. 231 0 0 0 0 0 224 5 224 0 1 0 0 0 224 2 221 0 7 0 0 0
Peterborough P.H.L. 107 0 0 0 0 0 104 2 104 0 0 0 0 0 104 0 104 0 2 0 0 0
Province of Ontario 4050 9 5 3 17 3 3988 30 2624 4 16 14 3 0 2549 26 2548 3 832 262 706 8
Manitoba    835 1 0 1 2 0 822 1 624 0 0 3 1 0 624 6 229 0 624 114 263 0
Regina   750 11 2 1 14 0 750 1 750 0 6 7 4 0 750 12 750 0 750 298 750 0
Saskatoon    436 0 0 10 10 0 436 3 436 1 0 1 0 0 436 15 436 0 436 130 436 1
Province of Saskatchewan 1186 11 2 11 24 0 1186 4 1186 1 6 8 4 0 1186 27 1186 0 1186 428 1186 1
Province of Alberta 2699 16 11 11 38 6 2421 0 2421 2 19 20 15 0 2421 39 2421 15 2421 879 2421 6
Prairies 4720 28 13 23 64 6 4429 5 4231 3 25 31 20 0 4231 72 3836 15 4231 1421 3870 7
British Columbia 1462 6 8 11 25 1 1462 6 1053 2 3 23 12 0 1053 15 1053 3 885 297 885 5
Yukon 21 0 0 0 0 0 21 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 42 0 0 0 0 0 42 0 42 0 0 2 0 0 42 4 42 0 42 15 42 1
Nunavut 9 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 9 2 8 0 9 5 8 0
Territories 72 0 0 0 0 0 72 0 51 0 0 2 0 0 51 6 50 0 51 20 50 1
CANADA 14794 43 26 44 113 10 14585 81 11083 17 94 93 48 0 11010 193 10505 29 6429 2114 8343 29

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
38 41 31 2 440 3 15
39 40 42 6 487 9 12
40 47 40 7 478 9 23

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
%
38 2018-09-22 2567 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 17 0 0
39 2018-09-29 2996 0.57 0.10 145 0.69 0.00 753 0.00 0.00 842 0.00 0.00 954 0.84 0.21 289 2.77 0.35 13 0 0
40 2018-10-06 3352 1.49 0.09 153 0.00 0.00 833 0.36 0.00 897 0.11 0.00 1104 3.53 0.27 359 1.95 0.00 6 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
%
38 2018-09-22 2562 0.59 99 2.02 720 0.56 720 1.11 744 0 262 0.38 17 0
39 2018-09-29 2945 0.41 145 0 770 0.78 838 0.36 890 0.22 289 0.35 13 0
40 2018-10-06 3250 0.71 153 0.65 844 1.42 860 0.47 1028 0.29 359 0.84 6 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
%
38 2018-09-22 1924 2.13 70 1.43 487 2.67 453 1.1 716 1.96 181 3.31
39 2018-09-29 2214 1.81 113 1.77 492 4.07 555 0.72 847 0.83 194 3.61
40 2018-10-06 2387 1.97 82 1.22 492 3.05 598 1.34 968 1.76 241 2.07

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
%
38 2018-09-22 1910 1.62 65 7.69 489 1.02 442 1.36 716 1.54 181 2.21
39 2018-09-29 2200 1.91 113 0.88 493 3.04 540 0.93 847 2.13 194 1.55
40 2018-10-06 2369 1.69 82 2.44 492 3.05 580 1.21 968 1.55 241 0

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
%
38 2018-09-22 1837 0.11 65 0.00 470 0.21 434 0 670 0 181 0.55
39 2018-09-29 2097 0.29 113 0.00 474 0 538 0 765 0.65 194 0.52
40 2018-10-06 2255 0.31 82 0.00 467 0.43 583 0.17 876 0.46 241 0

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
%
38 2018-09-22 1112 39.57 65 24.62 N.A. N.A. 161 34.78 716 41.48 153 41.83
39 2018-09-29 1303 37.38 113 32.74 N.A. N.A. 180 36.11 847 38.37 150 38.67
40 2018-10-06 1443 33.13 82 32.93 N.A. N.A. 186 38.71 968 30.27 201 42.29

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
%
38 2018-09-22 1477 0.2 37 0 470 0 130 0.77 670 0.3 153 0
39 2018-09-29 1616 0.56 60 0 474 0 154 2.6 765 0.13 150 2.67
40 2018-10-06 1766 0.51 46 0 467 1.07 170 1.76 876 0 201 0.5
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