Legionella pneumophila Antibody (Types 1-6), IgG by IFA LEGG

Method(s) Indirect Fluorescent Antibody
Specimen Required
Collect One 5 mL gold (SST) top tube.
Transport 1 mL serum at 2-8°C. (Min: 0.5 mL)
Stability After separation from cells: Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
Unacceptable Conditions Severely lipemic, contaminated, or hemolyzed samples.
Schedule Mon-Fri
Billing Code 5010235
CPTCode 86713
Notes

Separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection. Acute and convalescent samples must be labeled as such; parallel testing is preferred and convalescent samples must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute samples. Please mark sample plainly as "acute" or "convalescent."

Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
No Appointment Necessary
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