skip navigation
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q

Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeLEGI
Method

Culture methods

Diagnostic Use / Indications

***This test is only performed on Legionella PCR positive samples***

External Price$81.73(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

Legionella PCR positive test previous

Patient SpecimenRespiratory secretions, aspirates, tissues in sterile pottle
Paediatric SpecimenRespiratory secretions, aspirates, tissues in sterile pottle
Sample Delivery to LabASAP to lab at room temperature. Do not refrigerate
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentMicrobiology-Bacteriology
Contact Details** Unknown email address **
Test AvailabilityMon - Sun 24 hrs
Turnaround Time2 - 8 days
Reference Interval

Clinical: Microbiologist

Technical: Ros Podmore  

Additional Information

Legionella PCR is done on all patients whose clinical details include: a) ? Legionella or ? Legionnaires disease, b) Pneumonia, c) Immunocompromised.

Note: Culture is not routinely performed. PCR testing is required

If Legionella is high probability consider requesting a urine for testing Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1 and/or PCR.

Delphic Number Test Number2110

CHL Follow us on Facebook