Organisation profile

The clinical laboratory focussing on diagnosis of travel and import diseases, holds the official reference laboratory for the diagnosis of infectious and tropical diseases (MB 31/08/1998-BS 10/12/1998), the National Reference Center (NRC) for arboviruses, Rickettsia and Coxiella and the national reference laboratory for Entamoeba histolytica, Cryptosporidium, Leishmania and Leptospira. A broad panel of accredited diagnostic tools exists in the lab and the portfolio has been extended substantially in recent years. 

 

Main research topics

  • Arboviruses
  • Intestinal parasitology
  • Malaria
  • Rickettsial diseases
  • Schistosoma

 

Main activities 

  • Diagnosis of travel and import diseases
  • Development of diagnostic tools
  • Evaluation of diagnostic tests

Contact information

Nationalestraat 155
2000
Antwerpen
Belgium
Nationalestraat 155
2000
Antwerpen
Belgium
  • Phone: +32(0)32476444

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