Coronavirus

Qualitative and/or quantitative detection of coronavirus RNA
Lab Test name Contact Comments
CHU Saint-Pierre Coronavirus Reynders Marijke, Maaroufi Younes, Scheen Robert
OPGELET: EVENEENS CORONAVIRUS NL63-BEPALING.

Staaltypes: Respiratoire stalen (nasopharyngeale wissers, keelwissers, nasopharynxaspiraten, BAL, tracheobroncheolaire aspiraten)

Minimum staalvolume: 500 microliter

Kwalitatieve in house real-time PCR
Jessa Hospital Coronavirus dr Cartuyvels, Raymaekers Marijke
SAMPLE TYPE:
-nasopharyngeal aspirate or secretion
-nasopharyngeal e-swab (UTM or liquid amies)
-BA
FREQUENCY: Monday till Friday
TEST TYPE: in-house real time PCR
Accredited:
Imelda-Bonheiden Coronavirus Dr. Johan Frans, Isabel Micalessi
Sample Type:
- NAP in UTM
- BAL
Frequency: Daily
Test Type: NxTAG Respiratoir Pathogeen Panel (MAGPIX, Luminex)
AZ St-Jan Brugge - Laboratoriumgeneeskunde Coronavirus Dr. M. Reynders, P. Descheemaeker
SAMPLE TYPE:
respiratoiry samples (min 550 µl)
FREQUENCY:
daily
TEST TYPE:
respiratoiry samples: TaqMan Array Card in house real time PCR
discrimination between types E229, OC43, NL63, HKU1
Version date: 17/11/2017
OLVZ Aalst Coronavirus Anne Vankeerberghen
Sample type:
Respiratory sample (500 µl)

Frequency: Daily (except weekend)
Test type: In house real time PCR
Version date: 29/09/2017
UZ Leuven MolPLUZ Coronavirus Marc Van Ranst; Katrien Lagrou
Remark: only available included in respiratory-panel-assay on swab, aspirate and BAL

Minimal sample volume: 1ml
Frequency: every day (Monday to Friday)
Test-type: in-house real-time PCR with genotyping (229E/ NL63 / OC43 / HKU-1 / MERS / SARS)
GZA St-Augustinus Coronavirus Philippe Van Lint
This PCR test is performed on respiratory samples (500µL).
Frequency: daily (Monday-Friday)

This respiratory panel screens for the following targets:
Viruses: Adenovirus, Bocavirus, Coronavirus, Enterovirus, Human metapneumovirus, (Para-)Influenza virus, Rhinovirus, RSV.
Bacteria: Bordetella (para-)pertussis, Bordetella holmesii, Chlamydophila pneumoniae, Legionella pneumophila, Mycoplasma pneumoniae.
Version date: 30/01/2018