CULTURE BRONCHIAL LEGIONELLA (BRL)
: Legionella culture, BRL, BAL Legionella culture
: Negative for Legionella
: Sterile container
: Bronchial lavage, brush, wash
: > 10 mL
: 10 mL
: Room temperature
: Send to lab immediately
Reasons for Rejection
: Nonsterile or leaking container. Excessive delay in transport.
: 2 weeks
: Specify source. There will be separate charges for organism identification and susceptibility testing when appropriate. Legionella direct fluorescent antibody (DFA) smear is not included; order this separately if wanted.
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