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Leptospira culture and identification

Leptospira Reference Laboratory

Area

Health Science

Lab name

Leptospira Reference Laboratory

Lab location

NCBID Wallaceville

Test name

Leptospira culture and identification

Organisms

Leptospira

Requested for surveillance

yes

Notice required

no

Routine turnaround time

12 weeks

Media requirements

EMJH medium

Pre-transport requirements

Ambient temperature for less than 24 hours

Transport requirements

Ambient temperature within 24 hours

Unacceptable sample types

Old, refrigerated samples

How results reported

Interim report issued after 24 hours

Referral link

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