Entamoeba histolytica

Lab Test name Contact Comments
GZA St-Augustinus Entamoeba histolytica 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

BELAC accreditation number 404-MED
Accredited:
Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg Entamoeba histolytica Dr. Els Oris, Katrien Vandebroek
Sample type:
Faeces

Frequency:
on request

Test type:
in-house multiplex real-time PCR (Cryptosporidium, E. histolytica, Giardia lamblia)
AZ St-Jan Brugge - Laboratoriumgeneeskunde Entamoeba histolytica Dr. M. Reynders / Dr. E. Nulens / P. Descheemaeker
Sample: Stool
Frequency: daily
Test: TaqMan Array Card in house PCR (differentiation between E. Dispar and E. histolytica)
Version date: 17/11/2017
AZ St-Lucas Brugge Entamoeba histolytica Dr Karel Maelegheer
SAMPLE TYPE: Stool
FREQUENCY: 1-3/week
TEST TYPE:
GI Parasite Assay Seegene (Starlet)
Version date: 26/10/2022
AZ Damiaan Oostende Entamoeba histolytica 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: