Norovirus

Lab Test name Contact Comments
UZ Leuven MolPLUZ Norovirus Melissa Depypere
Katrien Lagrou,
Marc Van Ranst
Sample type:
- faeces

Minimal sample volume: 250 ┬Ál
Frequency: every day (7/7)
Test type: GeneXpert Noro with genotyping GI / GII
GZA St-Augustinus Norovirus 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
Accredited:
AZ St-Jan Brugge - Laboratoriumgeneeskunde Norovirus Dr. M. Reynders / P. Descheemaeker
SAMPLE TYPE: Stool
FREQUENCY: Daily
TEST TYPE: TaqMan Array Card in house real time PCR (genoTypes I - II - IV)
Version date: 17/11/2017
Imelda-Bonheiden Norovirus Dr. Frans, Isabel Micalessi
Sample type: Faeces
Frequency: 2x/week
Test type: NOTA Real-time PCR (Rotorgene, Diagenode)
AZ St-Lucas Brugge Norovirus Dr Karel Maelegheer
Norovirus GI
Norovirus GII
SAMPLE TYPE: Stool
FREQUENCY: 1-3/week
TEST TYPE:
GI Virus Assay Seegene (Starlet)
Version date: 26/10/2022
AZ Groeninge Kortrijk Norovirus Annelynn Wallaert, dr. M. Boudewijns
Sample type: faeces
Frequency: daily (mon-fri)
Test type: Xpert Norovirus (Cepheid)
Version date: 13/09/2021
Accredited: