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 Recent changes for Legionella PCR

Recent changes for Legionella PCR

Date
Field
Changed From
Changed To
20th April 2018
External Laboratory

Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (V.I.D.R.L)

Monash Pathology

Frequency

Weekly

Twice weekly

Method

Contact VIDRL 9342 2670.

Part of Respiratory PCR.

Tested M,W,F

Contact Monash Pathology 9594 4532 or if no answer try Bacteriology 9594 4565 as there is someone rostered 24/7

Legionella PCR

Ordering information:

Culture performed routinely if Legionella requested.

 

Alternate names:
Legionella NAD
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
LEPCR
Specimen types:
Respiratory samples
Fluid
Biopsy
Container types:
Sterile JarSterile Jar
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab
Notes:

   

 

Frequency:
Twice weekly
Result Turnaround Time:
3-7 days
Laboratory Use Only

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