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2020

DateDescription
JUL 02University Hills / UCI Health Blood Drives
JUN 22HIgh Prevalence of Multidrug-Resistant Organism Colonization in 28 Nursing Homes: An "Iceberg Effect"
JUN 18Could I have immunity to the COVID-19 virus?
JUN 16Changes to Heparin Therapeutic Range (aPTT Target)
JUN 15Whole Blood Lead Reference Interval Update
JUN 09Myeloid 75-Gene Mutation Panel by Next Generation Sequencing
JUN 08Robert Edwards receives the Silver Beaker Award for Excellence in Teaching
JUN 05Diversion of prime to ameliorate citrate toxicity in pediatric extracorporeal apheresis
MAY 27UCI Podcast: The race for COVID testing with Dr. Ed Monuki
MAY 08Protection against a chlaymdial respiratory challenge by a chimeric vaccine formulated with the Chlamydia muridarium major outer membrane protein variable domains using the Neisseria lactamica porin B as a scaffold
MAY 07UC Irvine COVID-19 Research Biobank - Accepting Applications
APR 30Improved protection against Chlamydia muridarum using native major outer membrane protein trapped in Resiquimod-carrying amphipols and effects in protection with addition of a Th1 and a Th2 adjuvant
APR 27Update: SARS-CoV-2 IgG Antibody Testing
APR 25First Reported Case of Extramedullary Plasmacytoma of the Appendix
APR 22New Test Offering: SARS-CoV-2 IgG Antibody Testing
APR 21Intact Parathyroid Hormone Method Update
APR 20How a Tumor Gets its Spots
APR 10Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Nucleic Acid Detection Tests - Update
APR 7Enumeration of Ampicillin-resistant E. Coli in Blood Using Droplet Microfluids and High-Speed Image Processing
APR 01Primary non-Hodgkin lymphoma of the tongue base: the clinicopathology of seven cases and evaluation of HPV and EBV status
MAR 27Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Nucleic Acid Detection Tests
MAR 25Immune response against Chlamydia trachomatis via toll-like receptors is negatively regulated by SIGIRR
MAR 19UCI Blood Donor Center Donation Request
MAR 19Service Brief on COVID-19 (SARS-CoV2) and the Blood Supply
MAR 14High-grade B-cell Lymphoma with MYC and BCL2 Rearrangement Arising from Follicular Lymphoma: Presentation as a Large Peripancreatic Mass
MAR 02Protection of outbred mice against a vaginal challenge by a Chlamydia trachomatis serovar E recombinant major outer membrane protein vaccine is dependent on phosphate substitution in the adjuvant
FEB 07Rapid bacterial detection and antibiotic susceptibility testing in whole blood using one-step, high throughput blood digital PCR
JAN 24Enterovirus by PCR (CSF): In-house Test Discontinuation
JAN 17Urgent Recall Memo: iSTAT CHEM8+ Recall Notification
JAN 10Congratuations! Jasmine Huang - Staff Recognition Award Recipient
JAN 08Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma histologically mimicking a plasmacytoma
JAN 04Epstein-Barr virus association with plasma cell neoplasms

2019

DateDescription
DEC 09A Phase IIa Trial of Metformin for Colorectal Cancer Risk Reduction among Individuals with History of Colorectal Adenomas and Elevated Body Mass Index
NOV 27T-cell, B-cell, and NK-Cell Reference Range Changes
NOV 22New Test: High Sensitivity Troponin I
NOV 19Characterization of the Horizontal and Vertical Sexual Transmission of Chlamydia Genital Infections in a New Mouse Model
NOV 13Unit Measurement Change for IgG Subclasses 1, 2, 3, 4
NOV 12The Use of Optical Coherence Tomography and Convolutional Neural Networks to Distinguish Normal and Abnormal Oral Mucosa
OCT 25Measles Update: Measles IgG New Cut-off
OCT 24NIH establishes Cooperative Research Center with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and two University of California campuses, Irvine and Davis
OCT 23The SHIELD Orange County Project: A Decolonization Strategy in 35 Hospitals and Nursing Homes Reduces Multi-Drug-Resistant Organism (MDRO) Prevalence in a Southern California Region
OCT 19Granuloma-like lesion at subcutaneous immunoglobulin site in a common variable immunodeficiency patient
OCT 14Direct Oral Anticoagulant (DOAC) Reversal: Andexxa Versus 4 Factor Prothrombin Concentrates
OCT 022 Ducks Tickets + 2 Hats - Donate Blood Wednesday, Oct. 2
OCT 01Pleural Fluid pH Testing Updated Location and Test Code
SEP 24New Test: Hepatitis B Surface Antibody, Qualitative & Quantitative
SEP 10Understanding Frailty and Its Correlation with Treatment Choices and Outcomes in Older Adults with DLBCL: Single Center Experience with FIL Tool
AUG 26New Test Update: Sensitive Estradiol Immunoassay
AUG 21Blood Donor-Recipient Sex Mismatch: Outcomes Impacted?
AUG 21New Test: Rotem Viscoelastic Test
AUG 19Prolymphocytic transformation of lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma: an extremely unusual event
JUL 31Removal of Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN) from Critical Values List
JUL 03Transcending gender: recognizing the impact of gender identity on blood collection
JUN 30Hyams grading as a predictor of metastasis and overall survival in esthesioneuroblastoma: a meta-analysis
JUN 15Crucial role for pathology residents in laboratory self-inspection, a single Institute's experience
JUN 05Immune-stimulatory gene expression in stroma cells of African-American postate cancer tissues
MAY 24Congratulations to Rob Edwards - Excellence in Teaching and Dean's Scholar Awards
MAY 23Solving the Mystery of a Coagulopathy Outbreak
MAY 21Sepsis and Lactic Acid, Plasma Normal Range
MAY 14IKKbeta Slows Huntington's Disease Progression in R6/1 Mice
APR 19New Test: Lipid Panel, Non-Fasting (LIPSC2)
APR 09Nicotine Acts on Cholinergic Signaling Mechanisms to Directly Modulate Choroid Plexus Function
APR 01Epstein-Barr Virus Incidental Expression in Bone Marrow Cells: A Study of 230 Consecutive Bone Marrow Biopsy Samples
MAR 13Method Update for Serum Free Light Chains, IgG Subclasses, Immunoglobulins IgG, IgA, and IgM
FEB 25Nonbinary gender or unknown sex and laboratory reference ranges update
FEB 14Decolonization to Reduce Postdischarge Infection Risk among MRSA Carriers
JAN 30UCI Pathologist Named 2019 Physicians of Excellence
JAN 14Changes to BK Virus DNA by PCR, Quantitative Testing
JAN 2Nonbinary or unknown gender and laboratory reference ranges

2018

DateDescription
DEC 21Changes to cytomegalovirus (CMV) DNA by PCR, quantitative testing
NOV 16Delivery on ice no longer required for lactic acid, plasma collected in grey-top tubes
NOV 08Notice of Test Menu Changes
OCT 12Delay in 2C19 Results
SEP 18New Test for BCR-ABL1 Minor (p190), Quantitative
SEP 07Delay in Mycobacteria Results
JUL 25AML, 10-Gene Panel Next Generation Sequencing
JUL 20Removal of temperature correction for blood gas analysis: pH, pCO2, pO2
JUL 13New electronic Interface with Mayo Medical Laboratories
JUN 29HLA, T & B cell crossmatch by flow cytometry (kidney and/or pancreas pre-transplant)
JUN 21New Test: Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 & 2 by real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
MAY 21New Tests: Testosterone Free, Adult Male; Sex Hormone Binding Globulin
APR 25BCR-ABL1 P210 IVD Quantititative qPCR Test
APR 16Date Correction: Change in Lab Methodology for D-Dimer Testing
APR 06Change in Lab Methodology for D-Dimer Testing
MAR 16Faxitron PathVision System
MAR 13Ellena Peterson, professor of pathology, and Terrance Mayes, associate vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion awarded UCI Confronting Extremism Initiative
MAR 07Congratulations to our 2017 ARIISE Award Nominees and Finalists from Pathology
MAR 02Elimination of thymoglobulin depletion in serum samples for testing anti-HLA antibodies.
MAR 01We are seeking qualified candiates for all ranks in the non-tenured track Health Sciences Clinical Professor Series, expertise in GI/Liver pathology desired.
FEB 26Procalcitonin Testing (PCT) will be performed in the Microbiology Division.
FEB 23New Test: FLT3 mutation, PCR (FLT3-ITD; FLT3-D835)
FEB 06Dedicated Collection Tubes for Microbiology Molecular Testing
FEB 05New Access TSH (3rd IS) Assay
JAN 22Register now for the 3rd Annual UC Irvine Health Hematology Symposium, which will be held Saturday, April 21, 2018.
JAN 08Dr. Farah Rahmatpanah receives the American Cancer Society Seed Grant to fund her prostate cancer research