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Epic Code LAB476 Legionella by Direct Fluorescent Antibody (DFA)

Test Name Alias

Legionella Direct Fluorescent Ab | Legionella pneumophila | Legionnaire's Disease | Legionella DFA | 185

Interface Order Alias

50057

Icons & Photos

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Sterile Container with Screw-on Lid

Specimen Requirements

Submit only one of the following specimens:

 

Specimen Type: Respiratory secretions, BAL, bronchial brush, tissues, sterile body fluids.

Container/Tube: Sterile container with screw top.

Volume: 1 mL

Minimum volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions:

  • Indicate specimen type and source

Specimen Transport Temperature (off-site collection): Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Ambient: Send to laboratory as soon as possible

Refrigerate: 24 hours

Laboratory Retention: 3 days

Test Frequency

Available daily, TAT 1 day.

Reference Range

DFA negative for legionella

Performing Department

MICROBIOLOGY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI

Methodology

Direct Flourescent Antibody (DFA) stain

CPT

87278

CDM Code

4028460

Epic Test ID

1230100880

Beaker LOINC

LEGIONELLA DIRECT FLUORESCENT ANTIBODY: 38460-2

Reviewed Date

7/31/2021

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: LEGIONELLA DFA
Beaker Display Name: Legionella by Direct Fluorescent Antibody (DFA)
BEAKER TEST NAME: LEGIONELLA DFA
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: Legionella DFA

Beaker Synonyms

LEGIONELLA DIRECT FLUORESCENT ANTIGEN

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW MICROBIOLOGY: STERILE CONTAINER A (Preferred)-Ambient