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Legionella urinary antigen

About This Test

Department: Virology and Molecular Microbiology


Urine, Plain container, Severe community acquired pneumonia only. Please detail any recent travel history


Turnaround Time:

1 day

Detection of Legionella pneumophila antigen in urine to diagnose Legionella pneumonia

Other Comments:

If processing is delayed, refrigeration is preferable to storage at ambient temperature. Delays of over 24 hours are undesirable.

Please note: samples without adequate supporting clinical data will not be processed.