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Test Code LEGU Legionella Antigen, Urine

Performing Laboratory

Northwell Health Laboratories

Methodology

Immunochromatographic Membrane Assay

Reference Values

Negative

Test Classification and CPT Coding

87449

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

Physician Office Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube: Urine container

Specimen: 10 mL from a random urine collection(3 mL min).  No preservative.

Transport Temperature: Refrigerated

Useful For

As an adjunct to culture for the presumptive diagnosis of past or current Legionnaires disease (Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1)

Computer Interface Code

PDM # 5900908