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Table 2 RSV detections by country and age group for sentinel and non-sentinel specimens.

From: Surveillance recommendations based on an exploratory analysis of respiratory syncytial virus reports derived from the European Influenza Surveillance System

   Sentinel    Non-sentinel
Country Age group (years) Total number of specimens tested Number of specimens tested positive for RSV Percentage positive (%) Number of specimens tested positive for RSV
England 0–4 49 20 40.8 3,982
  5–14 63 16 25.4 13
  15–64 307 77 25.1 60
  > 65 45 13 28.9 11
  NK 11 1 9.1 85
  Total 475 127 26.7 4,151
Scotland 0–4 29 3 10.3 1,474
  5–14 67 0 - 24
  15–64 444 13 2.9 56
  > 65 58 3 5.1 19
  NK     15
  Total 598 19 3.2 1,588
France 0–4 426 52 12.2  
  5–14 442 20 4.5  
  15–64 557 14 2.5  
  > 65 32 0 -  
  Total 1,457 86 5.9 1,748
Netherlands 0–4 0 - -  
  5–14 7 0 -  
  15–64 42 0 -  
  > 65 7 1 14.3  
  Total 56 1 1.8 1,757
  1. NK: not known