Respiratory Virus Report, Week 41 ending October 13, 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 13, 2018 (Reporting Week 201841)
Table 1: Respiratory Virus Detections/Isolations for the week ending October 13, 2018 (Reporting Week 201841)
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 38 0 0 1 1 0 38 0 38 0 0 1 0 0 38 0 38 0 38 11 N.A. N.A.
Prince Edward Island 13 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0
Nova Scotia 22 0 0 0 0 0 22 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 15 1 15 5 15 0
New Brunswick 107 0 0 1 1 0 107 1 63 0 0 0 0 0 63 4 63 0 63 28 63 0
Atlantic 180 0 0 2 2 0 180 1 117 0 0 1 0 0 117 4 117 1 117 44 79 0
Région Nord-Est 55 0 0 4 4 0 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Québec-Chaudière-Appalaches 63 0 0 0 0 0 75 0 90 0 3 0 1 0 89 5 82 0 N.A. N.A. 82 0
Centre-du-Québec 41 0 0 0 0 2 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Montréal-Laval   586 0 0 3 3 0 596 7 427 2 5 0 2 0 427 15 417 1 N.A. N.A. 418 3
Ouest du Québec 57 0 0 0 0 0 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Montérégie 63 0 0 0 0 0 57 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Province of Québec 865 0 0 7 7 2 862 7 517 2 8 0 3 0 516 20 499 1 N.A. N.A. 500 3
Ottawa P.H.L. 9 0 0 1 1 0 7 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 7 0 0 0 0 0
CHEO - Ottawa 127 0 0 4 4 0 127 1 18 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 18 0 18 6 18 1
Kingston P.H.L. 21 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 15 0 0 0 0 0
UHN / Mount Sinai Hospital 209 0 0 0 0 0 209 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
P.H.O.L. - Toronto   258 0 1 0 1 0 257 6 257 1 1 1 0 0 257 2 253 2 4 0 0 0
Sick Kids Hospital - Toronto 44 0 0 0 0 0 44 2 44 0 2 1 0 0 44 2 44 1 44 18 44 0
Sunnybrook & Women's College HSC 64 0 0 0 0 0 64 0 64 0 0 1 0 0 64 0 64 2 64 11 64 1
Sault Ste. Marie 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
Timmins P.H.L. 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
St. Joseph's - London   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
London P.H.L. 50 0 0 0 0 0 50 1 50 0 1 0 0 0 50 0 49 0 1 0 0 0
Orillia P.H.L.   16 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 11 0 0 0 0 0
Thunder Bay P.H.L. 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 0 1 0 0 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0
Sudbury P.H.L.   7 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0
Hamilton P.H.L. 55 0 0 0 0 0 48 0 48 0 0 0 0 0 48 0 47 0 1 0 0 0
Peterborough P.H.L. 39 0 0 0 0 0 36 0 36 0 0 0 0 0 36 0 35 0 1 0 0 0
Province of Ontario 908 0 1 5 6 0 883 10 574 1 4 4 0 0 565 4 566 5 134 35 126 2
Manitoba    264 3 0 0 3 0 261 1 173 0 0 2 1 0 173 0 71 0 173 33 71 0
Regina   203 1 1 0 2 0 203 1 203 0 1 1 0 0 203 3 203 0 203 84 203 0
Saskatoon    113 0 0 4 4 0 113 0 113 0 0 0 0 0 113 4 113 0 113 15 113 0
Province of Saskatchewan 316 1 1 4 6 0 316 1 316 0 1 1 0 0 316 7 316 0 316 99 316 0
Province of Alberta 552 17 1 7 25 1 486 0 486 2 3 4 2 0 486 6 486 3 486 140 486 2
Prairies 1132 21 2 11 34 1 1063 2 975 2 4 7 3 0 975 13 873 3 975 272 873 2
British Columbia 352 0 2 2 4 0 352 3 253 0 3 2 4 0 253 4 253 0 202 81 202 1
Yukon 11 0 0 0 0 0 11 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 13 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 13 1 13 0 13 1 13 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 26 0 0 0 0 0 26 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 15 1 15 0 15 3 15 0
CANADA 3463 21 5 27 53 3 3366 23 2451 5 19 14 10 0 2441 46 2323 10 1443 435 1795 8

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 13, 2018 (Reporting Weeks 201835-201841)
Table 2: Respiratory Virus Detections/Isolations for the period August 26, 2018 - October 13, 2018 (Reporting Weeks 201835-201841)
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 224 0 0 1 1 0 224 0 224 0 0 4 0 0 224 4 224 0 224 66 N.A. N.A.
Prince Edward Island 39 0 0 0 0 0 36 0 21 0 0 1 0 0 16 2 16 0 16 7 16 0
Nova Scotia 106 0 0 0 0 0 107 0 62 0 0 1 0 0 62 0 62 1 62 16 62 0
New Brunswick 495 0 0 2 2 0 495 4 245 0 0 1 0 0 245 13 245 0 245 69 245 1
Atlantic 864 0 0 3 3 0 862 4 552 0 0 7 0 0 547 19 547 1 547 158 323 1
Région Nord-Est 217 0 0 7 7 0 200 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Québec-Chaudière-Appalaches 316 0 0 0 0 0 416 2 436 1 12 1 2 0 442 7 404 1 N.A. N.A. 404 0
Centre-du-Québec 208 0 0 0 0 2 208 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Montréal-Laval   3341 0 0 6 6 0 3463 38 2770 9 46 16 14 0 2770 72 2683 8 N.A. N.A. 2684 10
Ouest du Québec 295 0 0 0 0 0 247 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Montérégie 294 0 0 0 0 0 281 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.A. N.A. 0 0
Province of Québec 4671 0 0 13 13 2 4815 44 3206 10 58 17 16 0 3212 79 3087 9 N.A. N.A. 3088 10
Ottawa P.H.L. 69 0 0 1 1 0 66 0 66 0 0 0 0 0 66 0 63 0 4 0 0 0
CHEO - Ottawa 654 0 0 5 5 0 654 6 144 0 1 2 0 0 144 10 144 0 144 59 144 1
Kingston P.H.L. 89 0 0 0 0 0 83 0 83 0 0 0 0 0 83 0 82 0 10 0 0 0
UHN / Mount Sinai Hospital 1247 0 0 2 2 0 1247 9 84 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 84 0 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
P.H.O.L. - Toronto   1314 9 6 0 15 3 1293 11 1293 4 9 5 0 0 1293 6 1248 3 76 0 0 0
Sick Kids Hospital - Toronto 306 0 0 0 0 0 306 4 306 1 6 5 3 0 306 9 306 2 306 135 306 2
Sunnybrook & Women's College HSC 251 0 0 0 0 0 251 0 251 0 0 2 0 0 251 0 251 2 251 44 251 7
Sault Ste. Marie 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
Timmins P.H.L. 16 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 12 0 7 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. 263 0 0 0 0 0 258 3 258 0 2 0 0 0 258 1 248 0 16 0 0 0
Orillia P.H.L.   73 0 0 0 0 0 68 0 68 0 0 0 0 0 68 0 66 0 2 0 0 0
Thunder Bay P.H.L. 26 0 0 0 0 0 26 0 26 0 0 1 0 0 26 0 24 0 2 0 0 0
Sudbury P.H.L.   67 0 0 0 0 0 66 1 66 0 0 0 0 0 66 0 55 0 11 0 0 0
Hamilton P.H.L. 286 0 0 0 0 0 275 5 275 0 1 0 0 0 275 3 271 0 9 0 0 0
Peterborough P.H.L. 146 0 0 0 0 0 143 2 143 0 0 0 0 0 143 0 142 0 3 0 0 0
Province of Ontario 4963 9 6 8 23 3 4908 41 3235 5 20 18 3 0 3151 31 3151 8 973 297 832 10
Manitoba    1099 5 0 0 5 0 1083 2 797 0 0 5 2 0 797 6 300 0 797 147 334 0
Regina   953 12 3 1 16 0 953 2 953 0 7 8 4 0 953 15 953 0 953 382 953 0
Saskatoon    549 0 0 14 14 0 549 3 549 1 0 1 0 0 549 19 549 0 549 145 549 1
Province of Saskatchewan 1502 12 3 15 30 0 1502 5 1502 1 7 9 4 0 1502 34 1502 0 1502 527 1502 1
Province of Alberta 3277 35 12 18 65 7 2926 0 2926 4 22 24 17 0 2926 46 2926 18 2926 1031 2926 8
Prairies 5878 52 15 33 100 7 5511 7 5225 5 29 38 23 0 5225 86 4728 18 5225 1705 4762 9
British Columbia 1814 6 10 14 30 1 1814 9 1317 2 6 25 16 0 1317 19 1317 3 1098 379 1098 6
Yukon 32 0 0 0 0 0 32 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 55 0 0 0 0 0 55 0 55 0 0 2 0 0 55 5 55 0 55 16 55 1
Nunavut 12 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 12 2 11 0 12 7 11 0
Territories 99 0 0 0 0 0 99 0 67 0 0 2 0 0 67 7 66 0 67 23 66 1
CANADA 18289 67 31 71 169 13 18009 105 13602 22 113 107 58 0 13519 241 12896 39 7910 2562 10169 37

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 42 7 490 9 24
41 48 46 10 436 8 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 3384 1,54 0,09 153 0,00 0,00 833 0,36 0,00 902 0,11 0,00 1130 3,63 0,27 359 1,95 0,00 7 0 0
41 2018-10-13 3463 1,56 0,09 180 1,11 0,00 865 0,81 0,23 908 0,66 0,00 1132 3,00 0,09 352 1,42 0,00 26 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 2946 0,41 146 0 770 0,78 838 0,36 890 0,22 289 0,35 13 0
40 2018-10-06 3307 0,73 153 0,65 844 1,42 897 0,56 1047 0,29 359 0,84 7 0
41 2018-10-13 3366 0,68 180 0,56 862 0,81 883 1,13 1063 0,19 352 0,85 26 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 2444 1,92 82 1,22 492 3,05 635 1,26 987 1,72 241 2,07
41 2018-10-13 2462 1,95 117 0,85 517 2,51 574 1,57 975 1,64 253 3,56

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 2426 1,73 82 2,44 492 3,05 617 1,3 987 1,62 241 0
41 2018-10-13 2452 1,88 117 3,42 516 3,88 565 0,71 975 1,33 253 1,19

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 2312 0,3 82 0,00 467 0,43 620 0,16 895 0,45 241 0
41 2018-10-13 2334 0,43 117 0,85 499 0,2 566 0,88 873 0,34 253 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 1470 33,33 82 32,93 N.A. N.A. 193 37,31 987 30,9 201 42,29
41 2018-10-13 1454 29,99 117 37,61 N.A. N.A. 134 26,12 975 27,9 202 39,11

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 1786 0,5 46 0 467 1,07 170 1,76 895 0 201 0,5
41 2018-10-13 1806 0,44 79 0 500 0,6 126 1,59 873 0,23 202 0,5
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