Legionella pneumophila Antigen, Urine
0070322
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
LEGAG-U
Methodology
Qualitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Random urine.  
Specimen Preparation
Mix specimen well. Transfer 4 mL urine to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Specimens in preservatives.  
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 2 weeks  
Reference Interval
Negative
Interpretive Data
This assay detects Legionella pneumophila serogroup one (1) antigen. A negative test result does not rule out the possibility of Legionella infection due to other serogroups or species of Legionella. A positive result may indicate a recent or remote infection with serogroup 1.
Note
CPT Code(s)
87449
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0070322Legionella pneumophila Ag, Urine
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Cross References
  • Legionella Antigen, Urine
  • Legionella Urinary Antigen
  • Urine Legionella antigen