Legionella DFA

Last Modified: 5/31/2019 7:19:01 AM


Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 2.0 mL Bronchial Brushing in a Orange Capped Conical Tube or Mucus Trap
or
2.0 mL Bronchial Washing in a Orange Capped Conical Tube or Mucus Trap
or
2.0 mL Sputum in a Orange Capped Conical Tube or Mucus Trap
Collection Instructions:

Specimen Site should be on the order

Minimum Volume: 1.0 mL
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 48 hours Ambient
Reference Range: None Detected
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: D.F.A.
Clinical Significance:  
Documentation:  
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sites Performed: Parkview Regional Medical Center
PHL Test Code: LDFA
EPIC Test Code: IMO33
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 87278

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