Rifampicin resistance (Mycobacteria)

Molecular detection of rifampicine resistance among mycobacteria
Lab Test name Contact Comments
Jessa Hospital Rifampicin resistance (Mycobacteria) dr. Cartuyvels, Raymaekers Marijke
-positive Bactec cultures that are positive for M. tuberculosis PCR
FREQUENCY: on request
TEST TYPE: InnoLiPA Rif TB kit (Innogenetics)
OLVZ Aalst Rifampicin resistance (Mycobacteria) Anne Vankeerberghen
Sample type:
Bacterial culture
Frequency: 1/ 2 weeks
Test type: rpoB sequencing
Version date: 29/09/2017
ZNA Middelheim Rifampicin resistance (Mycobacteria) Kim Camps
Sample type: Bacterial culture
Frequency: once a week
Test type: commercial kit (Inno LiPA RifTB)
Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg Rifampicin resistance (Mycobacteria) Dr. Els Oris, Katrien Vandebroek
Sample type:
respiratory samples


test type:
Xpert MTB/RIF (cepheid)
UZ Brussel - Microbiology Rifampicin resistance (Mycobacteria) Denis Pierard, Oriane Soetens
Sample type:
-Sputum, BAL (min 1 ml)
-CSV (min 1 ml)
Frequency: every weekday
Test type: Commercial real-time PCR (Xpert MTB/RIF, Cepheid)
Version date: 26/09/2017