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

Reporting Name

Legionella Pneumophila Ab, S

Useful For

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

Method Name

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Specimen Stability Information

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

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross reject

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Reference Values

Negative

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Tuesday, Thursday; 2 p.m.

CPT Code Information

86713

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
SLEG Legionella Pneumophila Ab, S In Process

 

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

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.