Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Leptospirosis Serology

Test Name: Leptospirosis Serology
Alternate Name(s): Weil's Disease
Laboratory: Microbiology (VH)
Specimen Type: Blood-5 mL 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 weekly to National Microbiology Laboratory
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
90 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range:  
Effective Date: 2009-02-22
Revised Date: 2018-06-15
Critical Value:  
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Comments:  
Method of Analysis: Microhematagglutination
Critical Information Required: Adequate clinical and epidemiological information must accompany the specimen.
Storage & Shipment: The specimen must be refrigerated.

The specimen must be received within 24 hours of collection.
System Codes: 
Cerner
LEPTO
 
Referred To: National Microbiology Laboratory
1015 Arlington Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3E 3R2

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