Streptococcus pneumoniae

Lab Test name Contact Comments
ZNA Middelheim Streptococcus pneumoniae Walter Verstrepen
Sample type:
- cerebrospinal fluid
(at least 250 µl).

Frequency: every working day
Test type: in house real-time PCR
Labo Cliniques Sud Luxembourg Streptococcus pneumoniae Nicolas Hougardy
SAMPLE TYPE:
- CSF (min 100µL)
FREQUENCY: 1x/day (except weekend)
TEST TYPE: "Neisseria meningitidis & Streptococcus pneumoniae real-time PCR" (Diagenode), LightCycler 480 (Roche)
AZ St-Jan Brugge - Laboratoriumgeneeskunde Streptococcus pneumoniae Dr. M. Reynders / P. Descheemaeker
SAMPLE TYPE: Nasopharyngeal swab or aspirate, BAL (min. 1 ml)
FREQUENCY: Daily
TEST TYPE: TaqMan Array Card in house real time PCR
Version date: 17/11/2017