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Test Code LEGAG Legionella Antigen

Collection Container

Sterile sealed container or yellow BD urine tube.

Specimen Required

Random Urine

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Turnaround Time

24 hours

Days and Times Performed

7 days/week

LOINC Code

77684-9

Additional Information

Detects Legionella pneumophilia, serotype 1 

Specimen Volume

3 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

1 mL

Specimen Stability

24 hours

Methodology

Lateral flow

Reference Ranges

Negative

Reasons for Rejection

Specimen received in a gray top BD tube or any container/tube with additives. Specimens stored  at room temperature for more than 24 hours.