Blastocystis

Lab Test name Contact Comments
AZ St-Jan Brugge - Laboratoriumgeneeskunde Blastocystis Dr. M. Reynders / Dr. E. Nulens / P. Descheemaeker
Sample: Stool
Frequency: daily
Test: TaqMan Array Card in house PCR
Version date: 17/11/2017
AZ St-Lucas Brugge Blastocystis Dr Karel Maelegheer
Blastocystis hominis
SAMPLE TYPE: Stool
FREQUENCY: 1-3/week
TEST TYPE:
GI Parasite Assay Seegene (Starlet)
Version date: 26/10/2022
GZA St-Augustinus Blastocystis 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
Version date: 17/02/2023
Accredited:
AZ Damiaan Oostende Blastocystis Ben Vanmassenhove (059/416609)/ Anne-Sophie Hervent
Sample type: fecal swab (300 ┬Ál)
Frequency: daily (exept Sunday)
Allplex GI-Parasite (Seegene)
Version date: 11/08/2023
Accredited: