LEGIONELLA IgM ANTIBODY

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) room temperature in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Methodology
Immunofluorescence Assay

Stability
Room Temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reference Range
<1:16

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodeLEGMQ
CPT-4 Code (s)
86713 x 2
LOINC Codes
Legionella Pneumophila 1 Ab IgM   9542-2  
Legionella Pneumophila   43192-4  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory