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Integrated System of Laboratory Data Summaries at the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Laboratories Administration, Division of Virology and Immunology

 The system was developed as a resource tool at the state level, accessible to local public health professionals

Laboratory data from the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Laboratories Administration, Division of Virology and Immunology are summarized and updated weekly.
The data presented here include non-influenza respiratory viral pathogens (RespiratorySyncytial Virus, Adenovirus, Parainfluenza Virus types I-III, Rhinovirus) during the influenza season. These data include the numbers of tests performed by cell culture, the non-influenza respiratory viral pathogens identified and their distributions within the five regions of Maryland (Western, Capital, Central, Southern, Eastern Shore) as well as the Maryland Office of Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) and out of state cases, if any. All OCME cases do not include regional data. In some cases, specimens were forwarded to the CDC for further testing.
The seasonality of influenza in the Northern Hemisphere generally occurs between October and May. However, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention official start date of the 2011-2012 Influenza Season is February 24, 2012
2011 - 2012 Influenza Season
Week of March 24, 2012
Total Non-Influenza Respiratory Viral Pathogens

Allegany County Health Department
Anne Arundel Medical Center
Baltimore Washington Medical Center
Bon Secours Hospital
Calvert Memorial Hospital
Carroll Hospital Center
Cecil County Health Department
Doctor’s Community Hospital
Dorchester General Hospital
Franklin Square Hospital
Frederick County Health Department
Garrett County Memorial Hospital
Greater Baltimore Medical Center
Harbor Hospital Center
Maryland OCME
Montgomery County Health Department
Northwest Hospital Center
Salisbury State University
St. Joseph’s Medical Center
Shore Health Lab
Southern Maryland Hospital
Suburban Hospital
Union Hospital of Cecil County
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Upper Chesapeake Medical Center
Washington County Health Department
Western Regional Medical Center
Worchester County Health Department
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)


Adenovirus (AdV)

Parainfluenza Virus type I (PIV-I)

Parainfluenza Virus type II (PIV-II)

Parainfluenza Virus type III (PIV-III)