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Test Announcements


NOV 22New Test: Varicella-Zoster Virus (VZV) by Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
NOV 01Non-Paraffin Fluorescence in Situ Hybridization (FISH) Analysis for Oncology
OCT 01RUNX1-RUNX1T1 (AML1-ETO), Quantitative
JUN 15Changes to Hepatitis B (HBV) DNA by PCR, Quantitative Result
JUN 15Changes to HIV-1 RNA (Viral Load) by PCR, Quantitative Results
APR 20Updated Stability and Collection for Ammonia
APR 18Change to Urinalysis (UA) Criteria with Reflex to Urine Culture


NOV 23Anti-streptolysin O Titer (ASO) Test Discontinuation
NOV 22New Laboratory Test Directory Website
OCT 14Discontinuation of certain specialty tests
OCT 06Changes to Heparin Therapeutic Range (aPTT Target) Oct. 2021
SEP 13Replacement Test: Cytochrome P450-2C19 (CYP2C19) Nucleic Acid Detection Tests
JUL 13Changes to Hepatitis C (HCV) RNA by PCR, Quantitative Result
JUL 09New Test: Rapid Molecular Panel on Positive Blood Culture
JUN 08Update: Removal of Race Labels on Calculated eGFR
MAY 26Lactate Dehydrogenase Reference Interval Update
MAY 05New Test: Lipid Panel with Reflex to Direct LDL
MAY 05Method Update for Ceruloplasmin, C3 and C4
APR 26New test: Hepatitis B virus e antigen (HBeA) and antibodies (anti-HBe)
APR 14NPM1 Mutation Analysis
APR 07New Tests: Lipoprotein(a) and Direct LDL-C
MAR 17Taxonomic Changes and Terminology Update of Clinically Significant Bacteria
FEB 04Changes to Heparin Therapeutic Range (aPTT Target) 2021
JAN 26Change in Sendout Lab for Certain Infectious Disease Molecular Tests
NOV 22New Test: High Sensitivity Troponin I


DEC 23i-STAT Cartridge Storage May Result in Erroneously High Ionized Calcium
NOV 24New Test: Respiratory Pathogen Nucleic Acid Detection Panel
NOV 03New In-house Test: Access Interleukin 6
OCT 27New Test: Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Nucleic Acid Detection Tests
SEP 02Updated SARS-CoV-2 IgG Serology Testing
JUL 22Update to Glucose Critical Value
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
APR 27UPDATE: SARS-CoV-2 IgG Antibody Testing
APR 22New Test Offering: SARS-CoV-2 IgG Antibody Testing
APR 21Intact Parathyroid Hormone Method Update
APR 10Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Nucleic Acid Detection Tests
MAR 27Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Nucleic Acid Detection Tests
JAN  24Enterovirus by PCR (CSF): In-house Test Discontinuation
JAN 17Urgent Recall Memo: i-STAT CHEM8+ Recall Notification


NOV 27T-cell, B-cell and NK-cell Reference Range Changes
NOV 13Unit Measurement Change for IgG Subclasses 1, 2, 3, 4
OCT 25Measles Update: Measles IgG New Cut-off
OCT 01Pleural Fluid pH Testing Updated Location and Test Code
SEP 24New test: Hepatitis B Surface Antibody, Qualitative & Quantitative
AUG 26New Test Update: Sensitive Estradiol Immunoassay
AUG 21New Test: Rotem Viscoelastic Test
JUL 31Removal of Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN) from Critical Values List
MAY 21Sepsis and Lactic Acid, Plasma Normal Range
APR 19New Test: Lipid Panel, Non-Fasting (LIPSC2)
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
JAN 14Changes to BK Virus DNA by PCR, Quantitative Testing
JAN 2Nonbinary or unknown gender and laboratory reference ranges


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 02Elimination of thymoglobulin depletion in serum samples for testing anti-HLA antibodies.
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