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Legionella Investigation

Laboratory:Microbiology
Test Code:LEGPCR
Specimen Types:Sputum
Bronchial Washings
Bronchoalveolar Lavage
Container Types:
Sterile Container
Collection & Request Instructions:

Legionella investigation must be specifically requested.

Note: Nose/Throat or other swabs are NOT suitable for this test and will not be processed.

Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:Room Temperature
External Laboratory:V.I.D.R.L.