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ID:516 Legionella culture (urine positive)
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DescriptionLegionella culture can take up to 10 days. Specimens are referred to the PHE reference laboratory, Colindale, and may take longer than this to obtain a result. These will only be referred after a positive urinary antigen test or after discussion with a medical microbiologist.
Additional Info Requests for Legionella testing should be clearly marked, as culture conditions are very specific to this organism.
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna


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Ref. Range Notes
Units - Not Defined -

IP Acute TAT12 days
IP Routine TAT12 days
GP Acute TAT12 days
GP Routine TAT12 days
Turnround CommentNA
Originally edited by : Dr M Denton. Last edited on 28/06/2017 14:10:05. Published By K Roberts on 28/06/2016 14:10:05.