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Test Code LEGAU Legionella pneumophila Serogroup 1 urine antigen

Biohazard Infectious

Additional Codes

LAB886

Specimen Required

Unpreserved Urine

Useful For

This assay is useful for the detection of Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1 antigen in human urine specimens. It is designed to test specimens from patients with symptoms of pneumonia.Test results are to be used as an aid in diagnosis of Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1 infection. A negative result does not preclude infection with Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1. Test results are to be used in conjunction with information obtained from the patient’s clinical evaluation and other diagnostic procedures.

Method Name

Meridian TRU Legionella Serogroup 1 Urine Antigen rapid lateral-low immunoassay

Stability Information

Stabile up to 7 days at 2-8 C.

Specimen Minimum Volume

1 mL

Performing Laboratory

Bronson Methodist Hospital Microbiology Laboratory

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday

Reference Values

Not Detected (Negative)

CPT Code Information

87449