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How is the testing done for legionella pneumophila?
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Dr. Simon Tsiouris
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Urine test
There is a very accurate and rapid urine test to detect infection with legionella.
The organism can also be cultured from sputum though this is more difficult.

In brief: Urine test
There is a very accurate and rapid urine test to detect infection with legionella.
The organism can also be cultured from sputum though this is more difficult.
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
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