Investigation of Atypical Pneumonia

  • Sputum orĀ gargle (20ml saline) or viral throat swab (pink) for Virology and Mycoplasma PCR
  • Urine (universal container - white top) for Legionella antigen
  • Serum for Legionella antibody
  • If Psittacosis suspected - d/w microbiology for appropriate investigation
  • Consider TB