Directory of the fungal tests

 

Test name (A_Z)
Short description of the test
http://ecmm.eu/node/add/fungaltest
Cost price of the test
Sample type(s) and volume
Transport instructions
Test frequency (e.g. 1x/week)
Additional comments (if none, just answer with 'x')
Name contact person
Email address
Name institute
Name lab
Address
Postal code/ City
Country
Tel/fax

Antifungal Susceptibility testing
Antifungal susceptibility testing of drugs against clinical pathogenic yeasts, dermatophytes and filamentous fungi
Antifungal susceptibility testing of non-routine clinical work
Contact with acarrillo@aciam.es
Fungal strain to be tested
Contact with acarrillo@aciam.es
Variable
X
Alfonso Carrillo-Muñoz
acarrillo@aciam.es
ACIAM
ACIAM
C/ Pintor Casas num 11-15. LOCAL 5
08031 Barcelona
SPAIN
 

b-D-glucan
Evaluation of the presence in human serum samples of beta-glucan antigen
Rapidly assess the presence of invasive fungal infection, in particular candidemia
10 euro
200 microliters of serum
Frozen
Daily
x
Maurizio Sanguinetti
msanguinetti@rm.unicatt.it
Catholic University of Sacred Heart
Institute of Microbiology
Largo A. Gemelli 8
00168 - Rome
ITALY
-63054372

b-D-glucan
Evaluation of the presence in human serum samples of beta-glucan antigen
Diagnosis/exclusion of invasive fungal infection
55 euro
serum, 100 µL
Refrigerated (2-8°C)
1x/week
x
Prof. Katrien Lagrou
katrien.lagrou@uzleuven.be
UZ Leuven
Laboratoriumgeneeskunde
Herestraat 49
3000 Leuven
Belgium
+32 16 34 70 98

Galactomannan
Detection of galactomannan antigen in blood or BAL
Screening/diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis
27 euro
blood 2 ml; BAL 2 ml
Refrigerated (2-8°C)
1x/week evry thursday
x
prof. dr Valentina Arsic Arsenijevic
mikomedlab@yahoo.com
School of Medicine Univerity of Belgrade
Medical Mycology Reference Laboratory
dr Subotic street 1
11000 Belgrade
Serbia
3813643242

Galactomannan Platelia Aspergillus EIA
Detection of galactomannan antigen in clinical samples
Screening/diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis
5 euro
300 microlitres (serum, CSF, BAL). For other sterile body fluids, contact laboratory
Refrigerated (2-8°C)
2xweek
cutoff values only set for serum samples. Otherwise, a comment will be inserted.
M Teresa Martin Gomez
mtmartin@vhebron.net
Hospital Vall d'Hebron
Microbiology Service
Pg Vall d'Hebron 119-129
08035 Barcelona
Spain
+34 93 2746889

Identification of molds by MALDI-TOF MS
We setup a comprehensive database of MALDI-TOF spectra of pathogenic fungi, in particular molds
To rapidly identify pathogenic fungi, in particular molds
0.50 euro
Fungal strain to be tested
Refrigerated (2-8°C)
Daily
x
Maurizio Sanguinetti
msanguinetti@rm.unicatt.it
Catholic University of Sacred Heart
Institute of Microbiology
Largo A. Gemelli 8
00168 - Rome
ITALY
-63054372

Mannan
Detection of mannan antigen in blood
Early diagnosis of invasive candidiasis
20 euro
blood 2 ml;
Refrigerated (2-8°C)
1x/week evry thursday
x
prof. dr Valentina Arsic Arsenijevic
mikomedlab@yahoo.com
School of Medicine Univerity of Belgrade
Medical Mycology Reference Laboratory
dr Subotic street 1
11000 Belgrade
Serbia
3813643242

MLST
multilocus identification / phylogeny
Identification, outbreak investigation
60 USD
serum, cultures, blood
biosafety rules
5x/ week
x
eduardo alvarez duarte
ealvarezd@med.uchile.cl
Mycology Unit - UChile
Filamentous Fungi - Univ. Chile
Independencia 1027, Santiago de Chile
8320000
Chile
56-2-29786639

Panfungal detection test (18S sequencing)
Detection of fungi in clinical sterile samples (tissue)
Diagnosis of invasive fungal infections
90 euro
Tissue (fresh or paraffin embedded)
If not paraffin embedded, frozen tissue is recommended
Under demand
Contact laboratory previously (recommended)
M Teresa Martin Gomez
mtmartin@vhebron.net
Hospital Vall d'Hebron
Microbiology Service
Pg Vall d'Hebron 119-129
08035 Barcelona
Spain
+34 93 2746889