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.
Submit With Order
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 NameLOINC
0070322Legionella pneumophila Ag, Urine6447-7
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Aliases
  • Legionella Antigen, Urine
  • Legionella Urinary Antigen
  • Urine Legionella antigen