Beta-lactam resistance

Lab Test name Contact Comments
CHU UCL NAMUR Beta-lactam resistance
Sample type:
Culture. Suspected resistant isolates (Enterobacteria, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Acinetobacter baumannii) can be sent on plate or in tube along with identification of the isolate, antibiogram and clinical data.

Complete characterisation of resistance mechanisms to beta-lactams is reported within 1 to 2 weeks.

In house end point PCR targeting various ESBL, plasmidic AmpC, metallo-beta-lactamases, OXA-carbapenemases.