LEGIONELLA PNEUMOPHILA ANTIBODY (IgM), IFA

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
<1:256

Performed
Tuesday-Saturday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodeLEGMI
CPT-4 Code (s)
86713
LOINC Codes
Legionella Pneumophila Ab IgM   16133-1  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory