Leptospira DNA PCR


Test Information

Test Name

Leptospira DNA PCR

Synonyms

Leptospirosis Culture

Preferred Specimen

EDTA (Whole blood) & Random Urine

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

2 days


Processing Information

Registration Code

LEPD

Notes

  • DO NOT share sample; dedicated tube required
  • DO NOT centrifuge; whole blood required
  • Leptospirosis Culture no longer available, register LEPD for PCR testing

Methodology

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

External Lab Website