LEGIONELLA PCR

Synonyms: Legionnaires
Computer Code: LEGD (LEGCO)
Specimen Collection: 0.5 mL respiratory specimen.
Minimum Volume: 0.2 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Transport at 2-8°C within 24 hours. Both culture and PCR for Legionella should be ordered together.
Reference Values: Negative. Culture should be ordered in conjunction with PCR.
Lab Code: MIC
Requisition: MOL DIAG 09 molecdiagicd9req.pdf#http://09 molecdiagicd9req
Test Frequency: 3/week
Routine TAT: 3-4 days
Stat TAT: N/A
CPT Code(s): 87541
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII