Institute of Tropical Medicine


Performing an analysis takes time: if you are having an animal tested because it will be exported, take into account the frequency in which tests are performed.

Download and use our submission forms:

Write clearly. Do not forget to mention the reason for testing. Only then can we guarantee efficient and correct analysis and diagnosis.

In case of illness add the clinical anamnesis; correct interpretation of results may not be possible otherwise.

In case of export or import of animals check the necessary tests and provide the correct matrices.

Prelevation instructions

Transportation instructions

Serum and EDTA -blood may be shipped at room temperature. Transport time must be kept as short as possible (preferably not over the weekend or official holidays).


Delivery address for T.evansi-samples

Instituut voor Tropische Geneeskunde
Nationalestraat 155
B-2000 Antwerpen
tel. (03)247 63 51 of .(03)247 63 68



Delivery address for all other animal samples

Instituut voor Tropische Geneeskunde
CLKB / Monsterdienst
Kronenburgstraat 43/3
B-2000 Antwerpen
tel: 03/247.64.09

Responsible for protozoa

Responsibles for helminths