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Test Code NBLD0232 Legionella Antigen, Urine

Useful For

An adjunct to culture for the presumptive diagnosis of past or current Legionnaires disease


Immunochromatographic Membrane Assay

Performing Laboratory

Bozeman Health Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Urine
Container/Tube: Clean container

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume: 0.25 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a random urine collection.

2. No preservative.

3. If there is a delay in transport of >24 hours, refrigerate specimen, and send specimen refrigerated.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Ambient <24 hours/Refrigerated >24 hours

Specimen Stability


Specimen Type Temperature Time
Urine Ambient 24 hours
  Refrigerated 14 days
  Frozen 1 month


Reference Values

Negative (reported as positive or negative)

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding