LEGIONELLA URINARY ANTIGEN

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Send 2.0 mL (0.5 mL minimum) aliquot from a well-mixed random urine sample. Transport in an IATA-approved sterile screw-capped plastic container.

Rejection Criteria
Grey-top urine collection tubes. Specimens no in IATA-approved container.

Methodology
Enzyme Immunoassay

Stability
Room Temperature: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 14 days, Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Range
Not detected

Performed
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Turnaround Time3 days
Test CodeULEGA
CPT-4 Code (s)
87449
LOINC Codes
6447-7

Warde
Medical
Laboratory