About Legionella antigen (urine)
What is legionella?
Legionella are harmful bacteria which cause Legionnaires disease in humans. Legionnaires disease is a form of pneumonia and is contracted from inhaling the vapour of infected water. Legionella do not spread from person-to-person but live in household water supplies or cooling towers in industrial cooling systems. Symptoms of Legionnaires disease include fever, chills, coughs or aches and pains. Pneumonia is typically diagnosed via chest x-ray.
Why take the test?
This test screens for legionella antigens in the urine. It is used to diagnose Legionnaires disease in cases of pneumonia.
How it works
Purchase your Kit
Just order a test online and get your kit delivered right to your door unless you are ordering a COVID-19 Fit to Fly test where you will be given appointment options to attend our clinics across the United Kingdom for a nose and throat swab PCR test at the checkout stage.
Take your test and post
Follow our simple instructions to take your sample and post back the enclosed prepaid envelope to our accredited lab for processing. We also offer home or workplace visits by a qualified nurse. For COVID-19 Fit to Fly tests you must attend one of our partner clinics for our trained collection officers to take your sample. You will then have the results emailed to you.
Get results directly to your dashboard
You will receive an email notification from our medical team when your results are available on your secure personalised health dashboard.
This is an important test that is used in conjuction with other tests to diagnose Lyme disease.
2 tests included
This is an important test to help detect an immune response to candida and aid with the diagnosis of candidiasis.
3 tests included
This is an important test to help diagnose an infection with the Epstein-Barr virus.
3 tests included