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Legionella antibodies

Category Virology
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Detection of Legionella pneumophila antibodies.

Clinical Indications

Please give detailed clinical information, including date of onset/contact with the suspected infection and any current, or intended, antibiotic therapy. Acute and convalescent blood samples are required.

Reference range


Sample & container required RST (rust top)
Sample volume 5 mL
Turnaround time 3 weeks

Preferred test is the Legionella antigen test.