Legionnaires’ Disease, caused by the bacteria, Legionella, is a serious disease that, if detected with this test, needs to be treated immediately.
Common sources of Legionella are:
- hot tubs
- air-conditioning units for large building (hotels etc.)
- high fever
- muscle aches
Symptoms are very similar to the common flu so it is important to screen for Legionella.
What’s Being Tested:
- Legionella Culture
Specimen: Sputum (spit) (Draw Location | How It Works | FAQs)
- Due to the nature of this test, consults by TrueHealthLabs.com is not available. Please take your results to your treating physician.