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Waikato Respiratory Virus Report - Week 32

14 August 2018

Influenza numbers remain high. However, only 29% of samples are positive for Influenza A so most patients would not benefit from Oseltamivir because there a variety of other viruses circulating too. Sample numbers and Influenza A positives from community testing in the Waikato, Bay of Plenty and Rotorua have increased over the last 2 weeks (data not shown on these charts).

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Waikato Hospital Laboratory Analyser Upgrade

24 January 2020

Waikato Hospital Biochemistry and Haematology Laboratories are currently undergoing a major analyser upgrade from January 2020. This is a staged process that is expected to take around three months.

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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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