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Test ID: LEGRP    
Legionella species, Molecular Detection, PCR, Varies

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Sensitive and rapid diagnosis of pneumonia caused by Legionella species

 

The assay is not recommended as a test of cure because bacteria nucleic acids may persist after successful treatment.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Rapid Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Legionella PCR

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Fluoribacter bozemanae
Fluoribacter dumoffii
Legionella
Legionella sp
Legionella spp
Legionella bozemanae
Legionella dumoffii
Legionella gormanii
Legionella hackeliae
Legionella jordanis
Legionella longbeachae
Legionella micdadei
Legionella oakridgensis
Legionella pneumophila
Legionella wadsworthii
Legionellosis
Legionnaires disease