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37357: Legionella Culture, Environmental Print View
Specimen Source:      
Status      
Legionella Culture CULTURE  Not isolated   

PRIMARY
1 Water/Other Environ Srce 250 (100) mL   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Amies liquid t. medium   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  

Legionellae are found widespread in water sources, especially in warmer waters of plumbing systems and cooling towers. Infection often occurs through aerosol inhalation of contaminated water.

Transport at refrigerated temperatures preferred.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Friday

Reported (Analytical Time)
7 days

CPT Code
99199

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.






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