Legionella serology


Test Information

Test Name

Legionella serology

Preferred Specimen

SST

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

1 week after convalescent sample received


Processing Information

Registration Code

LEGI

Notes

  • Paired samples (acute and convalescent) are required

Alternative Specimen

Plain tube


Methodology

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

Send Away Notes

Screening test positive samples will be sent to ESR for confirmation and serotyping

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