LEGIONELLA PNEUMOPHILA ANTIBODIES, IgG (Types 1-6)
Specimen Collection Requirements
Serum, one gold (SST) top tube
Separate serum from cells ASAP. Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimens. Mark specimen plainly as Acute or Convalescent.
Severely lipemic, contaminated or hemolyzed specimens
AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year, avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles
Indirect Fluorescent Antibody
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