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Test Code LEGIDFA Legionella pneumophilia, DFA

Performing Laboratory

Laboratory Corporation of America

Methodology

Direct fluorescnet antibody (DFA)

Reference Values

No Leionella pneumophila detected

Test Classification and CPT Coding

87278

Physician Office Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube:  Sterile leakproff container or slides

Specimen:  Lung biopsy, lung exudate, pleural fluid, transtracheal aspirate, sputum or bronchial washing

Volume: 1 mL

Transport Temperature: Refrigerate

Computer Interface Code

PDM # 5911110