microbiology - gastro-intestinal infections

Lab Test name Contact Comments
AZ St-Jan Brugge - Laboratoriumgeneeskunde microbiology - gastro-intestinal infections Dr. M. Reynders / Dr. E. Nulens / P. Descheemaeker
SAMPLE TYPE: Stool
FREQUENCY: Daily
TEST TYPE: TaqMan Array Card in house real time PCR
Simultaneous detection of following organisms
Adenovirus
Enterovirus
Campylobacter coli
Campylobacter jejuni
Campylobacter sp
Clostridium difficile
Clostridium difficile Toxin A
Clostridium difficile Toxin B
Escherichia coli enteroaggregative EAEC
Escherichia coli enteroinvasive EIEC/shigella
Escherichia coli enteropathogenic EPEC
Escherichia coli enterotoxigenic ETEC
Escherichia coli O157
Escherichia coli Shiga toxin-producing STEC (EHEC)
Salmonella sp
Shigella/EIEC
Yersinia enterocolitica
Ascaris lumbricoides
Blastocystis
Cryptosporidium spp.
Dientamoeba fragilis
Encephalitozoon cuniculi
Encephalitozoon hellem, intestinalis
Entamoeba dispar
Entamoeba histolytica
Entamoeba spp.
Enterocytozoon bieneusi
Giardia lamblia
Schistosoma mansoni , intercalatum , haematobium, guineensis
Schistosoma mekongi , japonicum
Strongyloides stercoralis
Astrovirus
Hepatitis E
Norovirus gt I
Norovirus gt II
Norovirus gt IV
Rotavirus A
Sapovirus
Version date: 17/11/2017
UZ Leuven MolPLUZ microbiology - gastro-intestinal infections Melissa Depypere
Katrien Lagrou
Sample types: faeces

Frequency: every day (monday to saturday)

Remark: semi-quantitative results (negative / strong positive / positive / weak positive) are reported for every parameter

Test-type: QIAstat DX Gastro-Intestinal panel
- Adenovirus F40/F41
- Astrovirus
- Norovirus GI/GII
- Rotavirus A
- Sapovirus
- Campylobacter spp.
- Clostridium difficile toxin A/B
- Enteroaggregative E.coli
- Enteroinvasive E.coli /Shigella
- Enteropathogenic E.coli
- Enterotoxigenic E;coli (lt/st)
- Plesiomonas shigelloides
- Salmonella spp.
- STEC (stx1/stx2)
- STEC O157:H7
- Vibrio cholerae
- Vibrio parahaemolyticus
- Vibrio vulnificus
- Yersinia enterocolitica
- Cryptosporidium spp.
- Cyclospora cayetanensis
- Entamoeba histolytica
- Giardia lamblia
Version date: 12/02/2021
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