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Test Code 5004 Legionella pneumophila (Legionnaires Disease), Antibody, Serum

Additional Codes

Mayo Test ID
SLEG

Reporting Name

Legionella Pneumophila Ab, S

Useful For

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

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

Reference Values

Negative

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Tuesday, Thursday; 2 p.m.

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.

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

Method Name

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Barnes-Jewish Hospital Additional Information:
For BJH Laboratory Use Only
Laboratory Processing Instructions:

BJH Chemistry will forward to the performing laboratory. Do not reject specimen if not received on ice.