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Test ID NBLD0232 Legionella Antigen Urine

Container Type

Sterile Container

Specimen Type/Requirements

Random Urine

Specimen Volume

10.0 mL

Minimum Volume

3.0 mL

Stability

Room Temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: NA

Interfering Substances

Hemolysis: NA
Lipemia: NA

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Instructions

Boric Acid may be used as a preservative.

 

Antigen excretion may begin as early as 3 days after onset of symptoms and persist for up to 1 year afterwards.


Performance of the Binax Now test on diuretic urine has not been evaluated.

Performed Test Frequency

Monday through Sunday

Methodology

Rapid Immunochromatographic Assay

CPT

87450

Performing Lab

Sanford Sioux Falls