Streptococcus pneumoniae Antigen, Urine

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Turnaround Time: 2 - 3 days
CPT Code:


Test Type: 1 mL Clean-catch urine or (CSF)


Streptococcus pneumoniae Antigen, Urine

Collection Details:

Collection Instructions:

A body fluid culture will be performed if not initially requested for S pneumoniae for antigen-negative CSF specimens (per the College of American Pathologists [CAP] guidelines).

Plastic urine culture container; CSF in sterile container.

Clean-catch urine or CSF specimen per instructional protocol.

Refrigerate. If specimen is not tested within seven days, freeze at -20ºC or below.