Leukoscan Whole Body

  • No preparation for the scan is required

LeukoScan is used to find the site and extent of infection or inflammation in patients with suspected bone infection, including patients with diabetic foot ulcers.


Used to diagnose:

Infection Inflammation in the body


Adult:

Injection time: 2 - 3 mins
Waiting time before scan: 1 hour and 6 hours
Scan duration: 40 mins per scan

Child (0 - 4 years old):

Injection time: 30 mins (Drip)
Waiting time before scan: 1 hour and 6 hours
Scan duration: 30 mins
Sedation may be necessary


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How to book

Patients will need to be referred to Nuclear Med by a referring doctor. Patients must select the specific scan/study required by their referring doctor and book an appointment at the most convenient location.

Checklist:

  • Medical aid authorisation (referring doctor to provide patient with specific ICD 10 code for medical aid authorisation)
  • Referring doctor’s name and practice number
  • Newly diagnosed oncology patients may need to register for oncology (referring doctor to facilitate registration)