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Test Code LEGION Legionella pneumophila (Legionnaires Disease), Antibody, Serum

Additional Codes

Mayo Code
SLEG
Epic Code
LAB476
Sunquest Code
LEGION

 

Reporting Name

Legionella Pneumophila Ab, S

Useful For

Evaluation of possible legionellosis (Legionnaires disease, Pontiac fever, extrapulmonary legionella infection caused by Legionella pneumophila)

Method Name

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia Reject
Heat inactivated specimen Reject

Reference Values

Negative

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Tuesday, Thursday; 2 p.m.

Test Classification

This test has been modified from the manufacturer's instructions. Its performance characteristics were determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

86713

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
SLEG Legionella Pneumophila Ab, S 7947-5

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
SLEG Legionella Pneumophila Ab, S 7947-5

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Microbiology Test Request (T244) with the specimen.