Human metapneumovirus (hMPV) A and B

Qualitative and/or quantitative detection of human metapneumovirus (hMPV)
Lab Test name Contact Comments
Jessa Hospital Human metapneumovirus (hMPV) A and B 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:
OLVZ Aalst Human metapneumovirus (hMPV) A and B Anne Vankeerberghen
Sample type:
Respiratory sample (500 µl)
Pharyngeal swab

Frequency: Daily (except weekend)
Test type: In house real time PCR
Version date: 29/09/2017
Accredited:
UZ Leuven MolPLUZ Human metapneumovirus (hMPV) A and B Marc Van Ranst, Katrien Lagrou
Sample type:
- respiratory swab
- respiratory samples

Minimal sample volume:1ml
Frequency: every day (monday to friday)
Test type: In-house realtime PCR
Remarks:
- no genotyping A/B
- RSV is also determined
- also included in respiratory-panel-assay on swab, aspirate and BAL
CHU Saint-Pierre Human metapneumovirus (hMPV) A and B Reynders Marijke, Maaroufi Younes, Scheen Robert
Staaltypes: Respiratoire stalen (Nasopharyngeale wissers en aspiraten, BAL, tracheobroncheolaire aspiraten).

Minimum staalvolume: 500 microliter

Kwalitatieve in house real-time PCR
ZNA Middelheim Human metapneumovirus (hMPV) A and B Walter Verstrepen
Sample type:
Respiratory specimens (at least 250 µl)

Frequency: every working day
Test type: In house real time PCR
Imelda-Bonheiden Human metapneumovirus (hMPV) A and B 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 Human metapneumovirus (hMPV) A and B 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
Version date: 17/11/2017
AZ Damiaan Oostende Human metapneumovirus (hMPV) A and B Ben Vanmassenhove/ Anne-Sophie Hervent
SAMPLE TYPE: flocked swabs
FREQUENCY: 1-3/week
TEST TYPE: in-house Real Time PCR
Accredited:
GZA St-Augustinus Human metapneumovirus (hMPV) A and B 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