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Test Code SLEG Legionella pneumophila (Legionnaires Disease), Antibody, Serum


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Aliquot tube

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Microbiology Test Request (T244) with the specimen.

Useful For

Evaluation of possible legionellosis (Legionnaires disease, Pontiac fever, extrapulmonary legionella infection caused by Legionella pneumophila)

Method Name

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Reporting Name

Legionella Pneumophila Ab, S

Specimen Type

Serum

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia Reject
Other Heat inactivated specimen

Reference Values

Negative

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Tuesday, Thursday; 2 p.m.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been modified from the manufacturer's instructions. Its performance characteristics were determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

86713

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
SLEG Legionella Pneumophila Ab, S 7947-5

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
SLEG Legionella Pneumophila Ab, S 7947-5

Secondary ID

8122