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What are the tests for legionnaire's disease?

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Legionnaires Tests: To help identify the presence of legionella bacteria quickly, your doctor may use a test that checks your urine for legionella antigens — you may also have one or more of the following: blood tests a chest x-ray sputum samples lung tissue samples or a a ct scan of your brain or a spinal tap (lumbar puncture) if you have neurological symptoms such as confusion or trouble concentrati.

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What are the tests for legionnaire's?

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Legionnaires Tests: To help identify the presence of legionella bacteria quickly, your doctor may use a test that checks your urine for legionella antigens — you may also have one or more of the following: blood tests a chest x-ray sputum samples lung tissue samples or a a ct scan of your brain or a spinal tap (lumbar puncture) if you have neurological symptoms such as confusion or trouble concentrati.

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