Legionella DNA, Qualitative, Real-Time PCR

The Legionella DNA, Qualitative, Real-Time PCR test contains 1 test with 3 biomarkers.

Legionellae are ubiquitous in environmental water sources and may cause sporadic as well as epidemic cases of atypical pneumonia after inhalation of contaminated water droplets. This assay detects and differentiates legionella pneumophila and non-pneumophila legionella species in patient respiratory specimens.

The following is a list of what is included in the item above. Click the test(s) below to view what biomarkers are measured along with an explanation of what the biomarker is measuring.

Also known as: Legionella DNA Qualitative RealTime PCR

Legionella Pneumophila

Legionella Species


*Process times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. The lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.

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