Microsporidia PCR

Which test do we use?

Real-time PCR for the detection of Enterocytozoon bieneusi and Encephalithozoon species

Sampling instructions

10 grams of unfixed stool sample in a clean recipient.

Important advice

Diagnosis rule 78 applies. This analysis is only performed on transplantation patients, in case of HIV infection or in case of treatment with immunosuppressivs.

Frequence

Weekly

Reference values

Negative

How soon can you expect results?

Depends on the total number of requested analyses. See ‘How frequently do we perform this analysis’.

Accredited

Yes
ISO 15189 – Belac 147-MED

RIZIV-code

549894 / 549905

Laatste wijziging op: 15/10/2019