Days Set Up
Daily
Analytic Time

Same day 1 hour

MiChart Code
Streptococcus pneumonia Antigen, Urine
Soft Order Code
SPAG

Test Updated:

Synonyms

Pneumococcal Antigen
Streptococcus pneumoniae Antigen, Urine
SPAG
STREP PNEUMONIAE ANTIGEN
Streptococcus pneumoniae Urinary Antigen

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Immunochromatographic Membrane Assay (ICT)

Test Usage

Rapid diagnosis of pneumococcal pneumonia, especially when the patient has received empirical antibiotics.

Reference Range

No Streptococcus pneumoniae antigen detected.

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

Specimen Requirements

Collection Offsite

Collect random urine; refrigerate (stable up to 14 days refrigerated). CSF specimens will also be accepted.

100ml Plastic Specimen Container
Normal Volume
1 mL urine
Minimum Volume
1 mL urine

Billing Information

CPT Code
87450
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
31969-9

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As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.