Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Molecular detection of Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Lab Test name Contact Comments
AZ St-Jan Brugge - Laboratoriumgeneeskunde Neisseria gonorrhoeae Dr. M. Reynders / Patrick Descheemaeker
SAMPLE: swabs (urogenital, anorectal, oropharyngeal, conjunctival) or first-voided urine (min. 15mL!)
FREQUENCY: min 3x/week
TEST TYPE: TaqMan Array Card, in house real time PCR
Version date: 17/11/2017
Accredited:
Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg Neisseria gonorrhoeae Dr. Els Oris, Katrien Vandebroek
Sample type:
E-swab
First void urine

Frequency: Daily

Test type:
Xpert CT/NG (Cepheid)
CHU Saint-Pierre Neisseria gonorrhoeae Reynders Marijke, Maaroufi Younes, Scheen Robert
Staaltypes: urogenitale wissers (cervix, urethra), urines (voor mannen), anorectale wissers, semen, gewrichtsvocht.

Techniek: Probetec BD

Opgelet: wissers in specifiek milieu (tube Probetec)
Imelda-Bonheiden Neisseria gonorrhoeae Dr. Johan Frans, Isabel Micalessi
Sample Type:
- eSwab
- Urine
Frequency: Daily
Test Type: Xpert CT/NG (GeneXpert, Cepheid)
Labo Cliniques Sud Luxembourg Neisseria gonorrhoeae Nicolas Hougardy
SAMPLE TYPE:
- Swabs in Remel M4-RT
- Urine (min 1ml)
- Sperm (min 200µL)
FREQUENCY: every two weeks
TEST TYPE: in-house, real time PCR (porA pseudogene detection, LightCycler (Roche)
ARTICLE: "Pathology, 37 (5) : 364-370,2005"
AZ Damiaan Oostende Neisseria gonorrhoeae Ben Vanmassenhove/ Anne-Sophie Hervent
SAMPLE TYPE:
- M4RT transportmedium with swab
- eswab
- liquid cytology (ThinPrep)
- urine first voided

FREQUENCY: at least every week
TEST TYPE: Real-Time In-house test
Accredited:
UZ Leuven MolPLUZ Neisseria gonorrhoeae 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
AZ St-Lucas Gent Neisseria gonorrhoeae 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)
OLVZ Aalst Neisseria gonorrhoeae 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:
GZA St-Augustinus Neisseria gonorrhoeae Philippe Van Lint
performed on swabs (eSwab, COPAN) and urine

in-house, qualitative real-time PCR

frequency: 3x/week
Accredited:
AZ Delta Neisseria gonorrhoeae 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:
UZA Mol. Diagn. Neisseria gonorrhoeae 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 Neisseria gonorrhoeae Dr. Denis Piérard, Oriane Soetens
SAMPLE TYPE:
- eSWAB (min 0.2 ml)
- Urine first voided (min 0.2 ml)
FREQUENCY: 2 to 3 x/week
TEST TYPE: commercial real-time PCR (Cobas 4800 CT/NG Amplification/Detection kit, Roche Diagnostics)
Version date: 26/09/2017
Accredited:
Jessa Hospital Neisseria gonorrhoeae 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)
Version date: 06/11/2017
Accredited: