Legionella Antigen UR (L pneumophila antigen,Urine Legionella,Legionella Ag)

Message
Specimen should be at Room temperature for testing.

Test Code
LEGAG

Preferred Specimen
Sterile container or boric acid tube

Instructions
Testing Frequency: Daily, STAT within 1 hour

Transport Container
Urine 1 Aliq

Transport Temperature
Room temperature

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Stability: 24 hours at room temp, 14 days refrigerated

Methodology
Immunochromatographic membrane assay

Clinical Significance
"Expected Value(s):
Negative"



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