Leptospira DNA PCR

Test Information

Test Name

Leptospira DNA PCR


Leptospirosis Culture



Price Disclaimer

Many services are free for eligible patients. A minimum charge may apply. Prices listed are for unfunded, individual, requests. Please contact us for commercial testing.

Preferred Specimen

EDTA (Whole blood) & Random Urine

Testing Location


Turn Around Time

2 days

Processing Information

Registration Code



  • DO NOT share sample; dedicated tube required
  • DO NOT centrifuge; whole blood required
  • Blood and urine required, each sample must be on its OWN number
  • Leptospirosis Culture no longer available, register LEPD for PCR testing

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

External Lab Website