Legionella Product Sheet - 2 Pages

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CPT Code: 87449 Sensitivity: >90.5% Specificity: >95% Specimen: Urine SAS™ Legionella Test is a rapid membrane based immunoassay for the qualitative detection of Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1 antigens in urine. SAS™ Legionella Test aids in the detection of Legionnaire’s Disease. •  CLIA Classification: Moderately complex. • Simple to run—one-step procedure, results within 15 minutes. • Disposable specimen droppers included. • Room temperature storage. Reliable Diagnostic Tests

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Test Procedure The pouch must be at room temperature before opening to avoid condensation of moisture on the membrane. Allow specimen and/or controls to reach room temperature prior to testing. 1. Remove the test device from the protective ­ pouch and place it on a flat surface. Label the device with patient or control identifications. 2. Dispense 4 drops (approximately 150µL) of the supernatant into the round sample well (see i ­llustration). Wait for colored lines to appear. Test Results 15 Minutes Read results in 15 minutes or less. The presence of the control line is not indicative of the...

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