Legionella Urinary Antigen
Indicated for clinical suspicion of Legionnaire’s disease, please provide full clinical details
Antigen detection in urine samples can occur as early as 3 days from onset of symptoms
There are two methods of testing, a manual test which is done on urgent request and an automated routine test.
|White top universal
|The test is highly sensitive but false positive results can occur. All in-house positive samples are being sent to the reference laboratory for confirmation.
|LGI Microbiology Department
|Minimum volume 2mls. Do not use urine container with additives (boric acid).
|IP Routine TAT
|GP Routine TAT