Hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA

Qualitative detection of hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA
Lab Test name Contact Comments
AZ St-Jan Brugge - Laboratoriumgeneeskunde Hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA Dr. M. Reynders / Patrick Descheemaeker
SAMPLE TYPE:
EDTA plasma (min 2000 µl)
FREQUENCY:
1x/week (Monday)
TEST TYPE:
Abbott RealTime HCV, quantitatief
Version date: 17/11/2017
Accredited:
Jessa Hospital Hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA dr. Cartuyvels, Raymaekers Marijke
SAMPLE TYPE:
-EDTA plasma (preference)
-serum
FREQUENCY: 2x/week
TEST TYPE: m2000 (Abbott)
Accredited:
OLVZ Aalst Hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA Anne Vankeerberghen
Sample type:
EDTA-plasma (1 ml)

Frequency: daily
Test type: GeneXpert
Version date: 29/09/2017
Accredited:
CHU UCL NAMUR Hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA pierre.bogaerts@uclouvain.be
Sample type:
EDTA-plasma(500 µl)
Test performed on Tuesday and Friday
Cobas Amplicor
ZNA Middelheim Hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA Kim Camps
Sample type: EDTA plasma
Frequency: once a week
Test type: commercial kit (COBAS AmpliPrep – Taqman 48)