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Epic Code LAB8860 Legionella Antigen, Urine

Test Name Alias

Legionella pneumophila | Legionnaire’s Disease | 8545

Interface Order Alias

10194

Icons & Photos

Urine Gray Tube with Boric Acid
Sterile Container with screw-on lid

 

Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Urine, Random

 

Container(s): Sterile Urine Cup (with lid) or Gray-top (boric acid) tube

Preferred Volume to Collect: 10.0 mL

Minimum Volume to Collect: 3.0 mL

Neonate Volume to Collect: 3.0 mL

 

Collection Instructions:

Urine Collection Cup:

  • No additive.
  • Keep container upright at all times and check that lid is fastened evenly and securely.
  • Patient Collection Instructions are located in the menu on the left.

Gray Top:

  • Using the C&S Transfer Straw Kit, submerge the tip of the transfer straw in the specimen cup.
  • Push the C&S Preservative tube (gray top) into the transfer straw all the way.
  • Hold in position until flow stops.
  • Remove tube, leaving transfer straw in specimen container.
  • Label Gray top with at least 2 patient indentifiers and source.

Transport Temperature: Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Refrigerate: 48 hours

Laboratory Retention: 24 hours

Test Frequency

Available Monday through Friday, usual TAT 1-3 days.

Reference Range

Negative

 

See: Laboratory Critical Values List

Performing Department

MICROBIOLOGY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Ludington Laboratory, Ludington, MI

Methodology

Immunochromatographic membraine assay

CPT

87449

CDM Code

4088545

Epic Test ID

1230100879

LOINC

Legionella Ag Urine: 41499-5

Beaker LOINC

LEGIONELLA AG URINE: 41499-5

Mayo Access Code

SHO8545

Reviewed Date

7/31/2021

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: LEGIONELLA ANTIGEN URINE
Beaker Display Name: Legionella Antigen, Urine
BEAKER TEST NAME: LEGIONELLA ANTIGEN, URINE
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: Legionella Antigen, Urine

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Collection and Specimen Handling

BEAKER COLLECTION: Random/R

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW MICROBIOLOGY: URINE CUP R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
LH MICROBIOLOGY: URINE CUP R (Preferred)-Refrigerated