Department of Laboratory Medicine
Test Directory

[ Test Name Index ]

[ Home & References ]

Legionella pneumophila Ab (Type 1), IgG

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: ARUP 
Test ID: LAB7011 
Methodology: Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody
Schedule: Monday to Friday
Reported: 5 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Gold Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1.0 mL.
Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimens. Mark specimens plainly as "acute" or "convalescent."
Transport: Refrigerated.
Unacceptable conditions: Contaminated, hemolyzed, or severely lipemic specimens.
Stability: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 86713
Last Changed: 11/16/2016 11:21:48
Last Reviewed: 12/27/2016 00:15:41