Parainfluenza

Qualitative and/or quantitative detection of Parainfluenza viruses RNA
Lab Test name Contact Comments
CHU Saint-Pierre Parainfluenza Reynders Marijke, Maaroufi Younes, Scheen Robert
OPGELET: eveneens PARAINFLUENZAVIRUS TYPE 4

Staaltypes: Respiratoire stalen (nasopharyngeale wisser en aspiratie, BAL, tracheobroncheolaire aspiratie, keelwisser)

Mimimum staalvolume: 500 microliter

Kwalitatieve in house real-time PCR
OLVZ Aalst Parainfluenza Anne Vankeerberghen
Sample type:
Nasopharyngeal swab
Respiratory sample (500 µl)

Frequency: Daily (except weekend)
Test type: In house real time PCR
Version date: 06/05/2019
Accredited:
AZ St-Lucas Gent Parainfluenza Dr A.M. van den Abeele/Elke Vanlaere
SAMPLE TYPE:
-preferential: nasopharyngeal aspirate (min. 0.2 ml)
-alternative: BAL
FREQUENCY: 2x/week
TEST TYPE: Smartfinder (Pathofinder)
Jessa Hospital Parainfluenza dr Cartuyvels, Raymaekers Marijke
SAMPLE TYPE:
-nasopharyngeal aspirate or secretion
-nasopharyngeal e-swab (UTM or liquid amies)
-BA
FREQUENCY: Monday till Friday
TEST TYPE: in-house real time PCR
Accredited:
Imelda-Bonheiden Parainfluenza Dr. Johan Frans, Isabel Micalessi
Sample Type:
- NAP in UTM
- BAL
Frequency: Daily
Test Type: NxTAG Respiratoir Pathogeen Panel (MAGPIX, Luminex)
AZ St-Jan Brugge - Laboratoriumgeneeskunde Parainfluenza Dr. M. Reynders, P. Descheemaeker
SAMPLE TYPE:
respiratoiry samples (min 550 µl)
FREQUENCY:
daily
TEST TYPE:
respiratoiry samples: TaqMan Array Card in house real time PCR
discrimination between types 1, 2, 3, 4
Version date: 17/11/2017
UZ Leuven MolPLUZ Parainfluenza Marc Van Ranst, Katrien Lagrou
Remark: only available included in respiratory-panel-assay on swab, aspirate and BAL

Minimal sample volume: 1ml
Frequency: every day (Monday to Friday)
Test-type: in-house real-time PCR with genotyping (PIV-1/2/3/4)
GZA St-Augustinus Parainfluenza Philippe Van Lint
This PCR test is performed on respiratory samples (500µL).
Frequency: daily (Monday-Friday)

This respiratory panel screens for the following targets:
Viruses: Adenovirus, Bocavirus, Coronavirus, Enterovirus, Human metapneumovirus, (Para-)Influenza virus, Rhinovirus, RSV.
Bacteria: Bordetella (para-)pertussis, Bordetella holmesii, Chlamydophila pneumoniae, Legionella pneumophila, Mycoplasma pneumoniae.
Version date: 30/01/2018
AZ Damiaan Oostende Parainfluenza Ben Vanmassenhove/Anne-Sophie Hervent
Sample type: respiratory sample
Frequency: 1-3/week
Allplex RV_EA (Seegene)
BELAC accreditation number 433-MED
Version date: 17/05/2021
Accredited:
Jan Yperman Ziekenhuis Parainfluenza Bieke Decaesteker,
Stijn Jonckheere
Sample type: respiratory samples
Frequency: daily
Test Type: RT-PCR; QIAStat-Dx Respiratory SARS-CoV-2 panel (QIAStat, Qiagen)

The respiratory test also screens for the following targets:
Viruses: Adenovirus, Bocavirus, Coronavirus, Enterovirus, Human metapneumovirus, Rhinovirus, RSV.
Bacteria: Bordetella (para-)pertussis, Legionella pneumophila, Mycoplasma pneumoniae.

Belac accreditation number 523-MED
Version date: 07/07/2022
Accredited:
AZ St-Lucas Brugge Parainfluenza Dr Karel Maelegheer
Parainfluenza virus 1, 2, 3 en 4
Sample type: respiratory sample (300 µl)
Frequency: 1-3/week
Allplex Resp panel 2 Assay (Seegene)
Version date: 25/10/2022