Binax™ Legionella Urinary Antigen EIA

Posted by admin on March 27th, 2014


The BinaxNOW® Legionella Urinary Antigen EIA kit is an enzyme immunoassay (EIA) intended to qualitatively detect the presence of Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1 antigen in urine as an adjunct to culture for the presumptive diagnosis of past or current Legionnaires’ disease.

Product exclusively available for export to select markets.

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Binax™ Legionella Urinary Antigen EIA provides accurate identification of Legionnaires’ disease caused by Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1 in a standard 96 well EIA format. Fast and accurate diagnosis of Legionnaires’ disease and early initiation of appropriate therapy has been shown to dramatically reduce morbidity and mortality.


  • Sample Type: Urine
  • Time to Result: 2.5 hours (approx.)
  • Kit Size: 96 well test kit
  • Product Code: 851-000
  • Kit Storage: 2-8°C

Performance Data compared to a commercially available method:

  • Sensitivity: 97.7%
  • Specificity: 100%
  • Accuracy: 99%