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Legionella Culture

eD-H Order Code

LAB902

Specimen Collection Information

Specimen Minimum Test Volume Container Special Handling
Amniotic Fl 1.0 ML  
BAL 1.0 ML  
Bronch Br 1.0 ML  
Bronch Bx 1.0 ML  
Bronch Wash 1.0 ML  
CF BAL 1.0 ML  
CF Sputum 1.0 ML  
CF Trach Asp 1.0 ML  
Epidural Fl 1.0 ML  
Lung 1.0 ML  
Lung Asp 1.0 ML  
Paracent Fl 1.0 ML  
Pericardial Fl 1.0 ML  
Peritoneal Fl 1.0 ML  
Pleural Fl 1.0 ML  
Sput Induced 1.0 ML  
Sputum 1.0 ML  
Subdural Fl 1.0 ML  
Thoracent Fl 1.0 ML  

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Sterile container: 24 hours refrigerated

Additional Specimen Instructions

Culture will detect serogroups that do not react in the urinary antigen test.

Cultures are held for 7 days.

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday; continuously

Performing Lab Section

Microbiology

CPT(s)

87081