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Legionella culture
Lab code: LEGO
 
Test Synonyms:
Legionella culture
 
Lab:
Microbiology
Inpatient Req:
Microbiology (#11854)  
Outpatient Req:
Clinical Labs (#83608)  
Specimen:
Miscellaneous
Acceptable specimens include lung tissue, pleural fluid, sputum, and lower respiratory secretions in a sterile container.
Result Time:
Prelim: 48 hours   Cost: $$
Reference Interval:
 
Important Information:
Prior consultation with the laboratory is desirable to ensure optimum processing. Performed daily.