Rifampicin resistance (Mycobacteria)

Molecular detection of rifampicine resistance among mycobacteria
Lab Test name Contact Comments
AZ St-Lucas Brugge Rifampicin resistance (Mycobacteria) Dr Maelegheer
Sample type:
respiratory samples
Frequency: daily
Test type:
Xpert MTB/RIF (Cepheid)
Version date: 21/11/2019
Jessa Hospital Rifampicin resistance (Mycobacteria) dr. Cartuyvels, Raymaekers Marijke
SAMPLE TYPE:
-positive Bactec cultures that are positive for M. tuberculosis PCR
FREQUENCY: on request
TEST TYPE: InnoLiPA Rif TB kit (Innogenetics)
Accredited:
OLVZ Aalst Rifampicin resistance (Mycobacteria) Anne Vankeerberghen
Sample type:
Bacterial culture
Frequency: 1/ 2 weeks
Test type: rpoB sequencing
Version date: 06/05/2019
Accredited:
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

Frequency:
daily

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