Entamoeba histolytica

Lab Test name Contact Comments
GZA St-Augustinus Entamoeba histolytica Philippe Van Lint
performed on faeces

in-house, qualitative real-time PCR

detects only pathogenic Entamoeba histolytica (ie NOT E. dispar, E. coli)

frequency: daily (Monday-Friday)
Accredited:
Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg Entamoeba histolytica Dr. Els Oris, Katrien Vandebroek
Sample type:
Faeces

Frequency:
on request

Test type:
in-house multiplex real-time PCR (Cryptosporidium, E. histolytica, Giardia lamblia)
AZ St-Jan Brugge - Laboratoriumgeneeskunde Entamoeba histolytica Dr. M. Reynders / Dr. E. Nulens / P. Descheemaeker
Sample: Stool
Frequency: daily
Test: TaqMan Array Card in house PCR (differentiation between E. Dispar and E. histolytica)
Version date: 17/11/2017