Chlamydia trachomatis

Molecular detection of Chlamydia trachomatis
Lab Test name Contact Comments
AZ St-Jan Brugge - Laboratoriumgeneeskunde Chlamydia trachomatis Dr. M. Reynders / Patrick Descheemaeker
SAMPLE: swabs (urogenital, anorectal, oropharyngeal, conjunctival) or first-voided urine (min 15mL!)
FREQUENCY: daily
TEST: TaqMan Array Card in house real time PCR
discrimination between LGV and non-LGV
Version date: 17/11/2017
Accredited:
AZ Damiaan Oostende Chlamydia trachomatis Ben Vanmassenhove/ Anne-Sophie Hervent
SAMPLE TYPE:
- M4RT transportmedium with swab
- eswab
- liquid cytology (Thinprep PreservCyt)
- urine first voided

FREQUENCY: at least every week
TEST TYPE: COBAS TaqMan v2.0 (Roche)
Accredited:
Jessa Hospital Chlamydia trachomatis dr. Cartuyvels, Raymaekers Marijke
SAMPLE TYPE:
-urine first voided
-sperm
-endocervical and urethral e-swab (liquid amies and UTM)
FREQUENCY: 2x/week
TEST TYPE: m2000 (Abbott)
Accredited:
Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg Chlamydia trachomatis Dr. Els Oris, Katrien Vandebroek
Sample type:
E-swab
Urine first voided

Frequency:
Daily

Test type:
Xpert CT/NG (Cepheid)
AZ St-Lucas Gent Chlamydia trachomatis Dr. A.M van den Abeele/Elke Vanlaere
SAMPLE TYPE:
eSWAB
Urine first voided

FREQUENCY:
2x/week

TEST TYPE:
BDProbeTec™ ET Chlamydia Trachomatis assay (Becton Dickinson)
UZ Leuven MolPLUZ Chlamydia trachomatis Katrien Lagrou
Sample type:
Abbott multiCollect Specimen collection kit
- Genital swab
- Urethral swab
- Urine
Minimal sample volume: 1ml
Frequency: Thursday
Test type: Abbott RealTime CT/NG
GZA St-Augustinus Chlamydia trachomatis Philippe Van Lint
performed on swabs (eSwab, COPAN) and urine

in-house, qualitative real-time PCR

frequency: 3x/week
Accredited:
CHU Saint-Pierre Chlamydia trachomatis Reynders Marijke, Scheen Robert, Maaroufi Younes
Staaltypes: Urines, urogenitale wissers (vaginaal, cervicaal, urethraal), anorectale wissers, conjunctivale wissers, nasopharynxaspiraten, peritoneaal vocht, semen.

Techniek: Probetec BD

Opgelet: wissers in specifiek milieu (tube BD)
AZ Delta Chlamydia trachomatis Steven Vervaeke/Joke Breyne
SAMPLE TYPE:
- swabs (eSWAB, DNA PAP Cervical sampler)
- urine first void
FREQUENCY: 1x/week
TEST TYPE: COBAS 4800 CT/NG test
Version date: 05/12/2017
Accredited:
Imelda-Bonheiden Chlamydia trachomatis Dr. Johan Frans, Isabel Micalessi
Sample Type:
- Urine
- eSwab
Frequency: daily
Test type: Xpert CT/NG (GeneXpert, Cepheid)
ZNA Middelheim Chlamydia trachomatis Kim Camps
Sample type:urine, specific transport medium
Frequency: twice a week
Test type: commercial kit (COBAS AmpliPrep - Taqman 48)
Labo Cliniques Sud Luxembourg Chlamydia trachomatis Nicolas Hougardy
SAMPLE TYPE:
- Swabs in Remel M4-RT
- Urine (min 1ml)
- Sperm (min 200µL)
FREQUENCY: every two weeks
TEST TYPE: "COBAS TaqMan CT test v2.0" (Roche), COBAS TaqMan 48 (Roche)
AZ Monica Chlamydia trachomatis Sarah Mahieu
Sample type:
- first voided urine (min 500µl)
- genital swab in M4RT medium (Remel)
- sperm (min 500 µl)

Test type:
AMPLICOR CT/NG test (Roche)

Frequency:
1/week
UZ Gent Chlamydia trachomatis Elizaveta Padalko
Sample type:
Abbott multiCollect Specimen collection kit
- Genital swab
- Urethral swab
- Urine
Minimal sample volume:1ml
Frequency: Wednesday(1x/week)
Test type: Abbott RealTime CT
OLVZ Aalst Chlamydia trachomatis Anne Vankeerberghen
Sample type:
Genital swab
Urethal swab
First voided urine (max 10 mL)

Frequency: Daily (except weekend)
Test type: In house real time PCR
Version date: 29/09/2017
Accredited:
UZA Mol. Diagn. Chlamydia trachomatis D. Ursi, K. Bergs, M. Michiels, V. Matheeussen
Genital swab or urethral swab ( eswab,minimum 250 µl) or first void urine (minimum 1,1 ml)
2/week
Cobas 4800 CT/NG test Roche
UZ Brussel - Microbiology Chlamydia trachomatis Dr. Denis Piérard, Oriane Soetens
SAMPLE TYPE:
- eSWAB (min 0.2 ml)
- Urine first voided (min 0.2 ml)
FREQUENCY: 2x/week
TEST TYPE: commercial real-time PCR (Cobas 4800 CT/NG Amplification/Detection kit, Roche Diagnostics)
Version date: 26/09/2017
Accredited: