Test Overview
Test Methodology

EIA

Test Usage

To detect Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1 antigen in urine.

Reference Range *

No Legionella pneumophilia serogroup 1 antigen detected.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Limitations

Negative result does not rule out Legionnaires Disease since other serogroups or species may cause disease.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Daily
Analytic Time

Same day

Soft Order Code
LEGA
MiChart Code
Legionella Antigen, Urine
Synonyms
  • Legionella Urinary Antigen
  • Urine Legionella Antigen
  • LEGA
  • LEGIONELLA PNEUMOPHILA ANTIGEN
Laboratory
Microbiology
Section
Microbiology
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect urine in a sterile urine container. Refrigerate.
Stable up to 14 days refrigerated.

Alternate Specimen
Boric acid preservative (urine culture transport)
Normal Volume
1 ml
Minimum Volume
1 ml
Billing
CPT Code
87449
Fee Code
32233
LOINC
6447-7
NY State Approved
No
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