Clostridium difficile

Lab Test name Contact Comments
Jan Yperman Ziekenhuis Clostridium difficile Bieke Decaesteker
Stijn Jonckheere
Sample type: Faeces

Frequency: daily (mon-fri)

Test type: Xpert C. difficile (GeneXpert, Cepheid)

Belac accreditation number 523-MED
Version date: 07/07/2022
Accredited:
AZ Delta Clostridium difficile Steven Vervaeke/Joke Breyne
SAMPLE TYPE: Faeces
FREQUENCY: daily
TEST TYPE: CDQCC/GeneXpert
Version date: 05/12/2017
Accredited:
GZA St-Augustinus Clostridium difficile Philippe Van Lint
This PCR test is performed on faeces (or Copan FecalSwab).
Frequency: daily (Monday-Saturday)

The gastro PCR is part of the following syndromic panel:
Seegene GI-Virus, GI-Parasite and GI-EB Screening assay

Parasites
Blastocystis hominis
Giardia lamblia
Dientamoeba fragilis
Entamoeba histolytica
Cyclospora cayetanensis
Cryptosporidium spp.

Bacteria
Y. enterocolitica
Shigella spp./EIEC
E. coli O157
C. difficile
STEC
Salmonella
Campylobacter spp.

Viruses
astrovirus
norovirus G2
adenovirus
sapovirus
norovirus G1
rotavirus

BELAC accreditation number 404-MED
Accredited:
Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg Clostridium difficile Dr. Els Oris
Sample Type:
Faeces

Frequency:
Daily

Test type:
Xpert Clostridium difficile (Cepheid)
AZ St-Jan Brugge - Laboratoriumgeneeskunde Clostridium difficile Dr. M. Reynders / Dr. E. Nulens / P. Descheemaeker
SAMPLE TYPE: Stool
FREQUENCY: Daily
TEST TYPE: TaqMan Array Card in house real time PCR (Species detection and toxin genes A and B)
Version date: 17/11/2017
Imelda-Bonheiden Clostridium difficile Dr. Johan Frans, Isabel Micalessi
Sample Type: Faeces
Frequency: Daily
Test type: Xpert C. difficile (GeneXpert, Cepheid)
AZ St-Lucas Brugge Clostridium difficile Dr Karel Maelegheer
SAMPLE TYPE: Stool
FREQUENCY: 1-3/week
TEST TYPE:
GI EB Screening Assay Seegene (Starlet)
Version date: 26/10/2022
AZ Damiaan Oostende Clostridium difficile Ben Vanmassenhove (059/416609)/ Anne-Sophie Hervent
Sample type: fecal swab (300 ┬Ál)
Frequency: daily (exept Sunday)
Allplex GI-EB (Seegene)
Version date: 11/08/2023
Accredited: