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Test Code SQ ULEGAG, EPIC LAB886 Legionella Antigen, Urine

Methodology

Immunochromatographic Assay

Note: This test is specific for Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1; it will not detect other serogroups.

Performing Laboratory

Meriter Laboratories

Specimen Requirements

Specimen must be processed within 14 days of collection.

 

Specimen Type: Urine, first-morning random collection

Container/Tube: Sterile container with no preservatives
Specimen Volume: 2-5 mL

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Reference Values

Negative (reported as positive or negative)
If positive, the client and the Department of Health are notified.

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

87449