Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Legionella Serology

Test Name: Legionella Serology
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Microbiology (VH)
Specimen Type: Blood-5mL Gold or 6 mL Red top Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: Collect acute and convalescent blood aseptically in a Vacutainer tube.
Requisition: PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORY TEST REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Referred out weekdays to Public Health Laboratory
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
5 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range:  
Effective Date: 2006-07-01
Revised Date: 2018-06-15
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments: Provide clinical history.
Method of Analysis: Immunofluorescent antibody
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: The specimen should be refrigerated upon receipt.

The specimen must be received within 24 hours of collection.
System Codes: 
Cerner
LEGAB
 
Referred To: Public Health Laboratory

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