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Choose one of the following species of Legionella for PCR analysis: L. maceachernii, L. micdadei, L. pneumophila, L. sainthelensi/cincinnatiensis. Quantification and viability is determined by culture if necessary. Submit a 100 mL sample of water to be used for PCR analysis and 1000 mL of potable water or 250 mL of non-potable water for culture if necessary.
EMSL Test Code:
M103 - L. pneumophila
M102 - L. micdadei
M104 - L. sainthelensi/cincinnatiensis
M101 - L. maceachernii
Sample retention time - 1 week