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Archive: 2019

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Clinical Update from Pathlab - Sputum Cytology Specimens

12 November 2019

Sputum Cytology Specimens Nov 2019

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NewWaikato Repiratory Virus Report - Week 40

9 October 2019

We are now in the “summer season”, with very small amounts of Influenza A and RSV still circulating. This will be the last report for 2019.

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Waikato Respiratory Virus Report 2019 - Week 37

18 September 2019

Respiratory virus numbers are low now, with rhinoviruses and enteroviruses predominating.

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Waikato Respiratory Virus Report 2019 - Week 35

18 September 2019

Graphs show the relative timing of Influenza seasons form 2011 to 2019.

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Waikato Respiratory Virus Report 2019 - Week 33

23 August 2019

RSV is declining a little.

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Waikato Respiratory Virus Report - Week 18

5 May 2020

We have been testing a steady number of patients but found no cases of Influenza, Rhinovirus, RSV or other respiratory viruses over the past month.

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Waikato Respiratory Virius Report 2020 - Week 16

22 April 2020

SARS-CoV-2 is currently uncommon in the Waikato region.

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Waikato Respiratory Virus Report - Week 13

31 March 2020

SARS-CoV-2 detection in the Waikato is still dominated by travel related outbreaks.

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