Hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA Viral load

Quantitative detection of hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA in HCV infected patients
Lab Test name Contact Comments
AZ St-Jan Brugge - Laboratoriumgeneeskunde Hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA Viral load Dr. M. Reynders, P. Descheemaeker
Sample type:- plasma (at least 800 µl)
Frequency: weekly
Test type: Commercial (Abbott real-time m2000)
Version date: 17/11/2017
Accredited:
UZA Mol. Diagn. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA Viral load D. Ursi, K. Bergs, M. Michiels, V. Matheeussen
Sample type:
- Serum or EDTA plasma
(at least 450 µl)

Frequency: every two weeks

Test type:
Commercial (Abbott real-time m2000)
Jessa Hospital Hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA Viral load 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 Viral load 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 Viral load pierre.bogaerts@uclouvain.be
Sample type:
EDTA-plasma(500 µl)
Test performed on Tuesday and Friday
Cobas Amplicor
AZ St-Lucas Gent Hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA Viral load Dr. A.M. van den Abeele/Elke Vanlaere
Sample type: EDTA-plasma, serum

Frequency: 1x/2weeks

Test type: Cobas Taqman HCV assay V2.0 (Roche)
UZ Leuven MolPLUZ Hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA Viral load Marc Van Ranst, Katrien Lagrou
Sample type: plasma
Minimal sample volume: 700 µl
Frequency: 1 - 2 times a week
Test type: Abbott realtime HCV
CHU Saint-Pierre Hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA Viral load Reynders Marijke, Scheen Robert, Maaroufi Younes
Staaltype: EDTA-plasma

Minimum staalvolume: 10mL

Techniek: Cobas Ampliprep/Cobas Taqman48/HCV Test (Roche)
Imelda-Bonheiden Hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA Viral load Dr. Johan Frans, Isabel Micalessi
Sample type: Serum
Frequency: Daily
Test type: Xpert HCV Viral Load (GeneXpert, Cepheid)
ZNA Middelheim Hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA Viral load Kim Camps
Sample type: EDTA plasma
Frequency: once a week
Test type: commercial kit (COBAS AmpliPrep – Taqman 48)
Labo Cliniques Sud Luxembourg Hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA Viral load Nicolas Hougardy
SAMPLE TYPE:
- Plasma (EDTA) (min 500µL)
FREQUENCY: every two weeks
TEST TYPE: "COBAS TaqMan HCV test, v2.0" (Roche), COBAS TaqMan 48 (Roche)
Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg Hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA Viral load Dr. Els Oris, Katrien Vandebroek
Sample type:
EDTA plasma

Frequency:
1x/week

Test type:
QIAsymphony extraction
artus HCV (qiagen)
AZ Delta Hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA Viral load Steven Vervaeke/Joke Breyne
SAMPLE TYPE: Serum (min 1ml)
FREQUENCY: 1x/week
TEST TYPE: Cobas 4800 HCV test
Version date: 05/12/2017
Accredited: