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Atypical pneumonia serology

Alternative Names:Mycoplasma (MYC)
Legionella serology (SLG)
Chlamydia psittacosis serology (CLS)
Chlamydia serology (respiratory)
Laboratory:Microbiology
Test Code:CLS,MYC,SLG
Medicare rebatable:Yes
Registration Instructions:

All the above tests can be requested separately or together.

Specimen Types:Serum
Container Types:
SSTSST
Adults Volume or Mass:6.5 mL
Minimum/Paediatric Volume or Mass:2 mL
Transport Instructions:Store at 4C
Processing Instructions:Centrifuge
Assay Frequency:Weekly
External Laboratory:The Alfred Pathology Service (APS)
  External Laboratory details...
External Transport Instructions:Send at 4'C with Ice Pack