Legionella urinary antigen detection (Virology)
Collection container (including preservatives):
CE marked leak proof container
Specimen type: Urine
Specimen transport: No special needs
Minimum volume of sample: 1mL urine
Special precautions: If processing is delayed,
refrigeration is preferable to storage at ambient temperature.
Delays of over 48hr are undesirable.
Turnaround time: Please contact laboratory to
arrange urgent test (3 hrs). Routine testing is 24 hrs
Clinical decision points: Not applicable
Factors known to significantly affect the
results: Not known