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Legionella pneumophila Antigen, Urine

Mnemonic:    [U Leg Ag]
Name:    Legionella pneumophila Antigen, Urine
Specimen:    4 mL urine from a random collection.
Minimum Spec:    1 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Spec Stability:    Stable up to 2 weeks refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0070322
  Method:    Qualitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Note:    Interpretive Data: This assay detects Legionella pneumophila serogroup one (1) antigen. A negative test result does not rule out the possibility of Legionella infection due to other serogroups or species of Legionella. A positive result may indicate a recent or remote infection with serogroup 1.