Pneumocystis jirovecii

Molecular detection of Pneumocystis jirovecii
Lab Test name Contact Comments
ZNA Middelheim Pneumocystis jirovecii Walter Verstrepen
Sample type: BAL
Frequency: every working day
Test type: in house real-time PCR
CHU Saint-Pierre Pneumocystis jirovecii Reynders Marijke, Maaroufi Younes, Scheen Robert
Staaltypes: BAL-vochten, EDTA-bloed, CSV, beenmerg, biopten.

Minimaal staalvolume: 250 microliter

Kwalitatieve in house real-time PCR
ZNA Middelheim Pneumocystis jirovecii Kim Camps
Sample type: respiratory samples
Frequency: every weekday
Test type: in house real-time PCR
UZ Leuven MolPLUZ Pneumocystis jirovecii Katrien Lagrou
Sample type:

Minimal sample volume: 1ml
Frequency: 2-5 times a week
Test type: In-house realtime PCR
Remark: also included in respiratory-panel-assay on swab, aspirate and BAL
Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg Pneumocystis jirovecii Dr. Els Oris, Katrien Vandebroek
Sample type: BAL

Frequency: 2x/week

Test type:
in-house real-time PCR
Imelda-Bonheiden Pneumocystis jirovecii Dr. Johan Frans, Isabel Micalessi
Sample Type:
- BAL (minimum 250 µl)
Frequency: 2x/week
Test type: Real-time PCR (in-house)
AZ St-Jan Brugge - Laboratoriumgeneeskunde Pneumocystis jirovecii Dr. M. Reynders, P. Descheemaeker
respiratoiry samples (min 550 µl)
respiratoiry samples: TaqMan Array Card in house real time PCR
Version date: 17/11/2017
OLVZ Aalst Pneumocystis jirovecii Anne Vankeerberghen
Sample type:
Respiratory sample (500 µl)

Frequency: Daily (except weekend)
Test type: In house real time PCR
Version date: 06/05/2019