Technical Bulletins

February 10, 2017 Human Chorionic Gonadotropin

January 31, 2017 Laboratory Testing for Drugs of Abuse and Pain

January 26, 2017 Summary of Body Fluid Changes

January 26, 2017 Body Fluid Order Changes

Dec 22, 2016  Varicella Zoster Virus PCR

Nov 16, 2016 Trichomonas vaginalis PCR

July 6, 2016 Helicobacter pylori discontinuation

May 27, 2016 HPV Reporting Format

May 3, 2016  Estradiol / Fulvestrant Oncologic Physicians Notice

April 8, 2016 Test Utilization Bulletin: Screening for Thyroid Disease 

April 1, 2016  Fecal Lactoferrin to Replace Stool WBC Microscopy effective April 19, 2016

January 11, 2016 Herpes Simplex Methodology Change effective January 19, 2016

August 6, 2015 Maternal Quad Screen and Maternal AFP to ARUP effective August 19, 2015

July 22, 2015 Universal Screening in Endometrial Cancer for Lynch Syndrome

October 1, 2014 CA 27.29 replaced with CA 15-3

April 2015 - ANA Antinuclear Antibodies

March 2015 - CT/NG Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Nucleic AcidTesting at NMH

March 2015 - Pain Management Panel

February 2015 HPV-Testing-and-Reporting-Changes.pdf

February 2015 FDA-collection-devices-technical-bulletin.pdf

January 2015 Univeresal-Screening-in-Colon-Cancer-for-Lynch-Syndrome.pdf

January 2015 Procalcitonin-Lab-Alert.pdf

Lab-Alert-2014-2015-Respiratory-Viral-Season.pdf

Ebola-Laboratory-Bulleting.pdf

March 2014 Changes to eGFR Calculations and Reference Ranges

October 2012 - Syphilis Screen Methodology Change

October 2011 - Amnisure® ROM (Rupture of Membrane) Test

August 2011 - Announcing Change in Urine Culture Reporting

June 2011 - CRP and hs-CRP Measure the Same Thing

February 2010 - Serum Free Kappa and Lambda Light Chain Assay

January 2010 - Natriuretic peptide testing at the Pathology Center: NT-proBNP

January 2010 - Estimated Average Glucose

Nov 2008 - Chemistry Specimen Stability (Bulletin)

Chemistry Stability Table

Oct 2008 - Managing Oral Anticoagulant Therapy in Patients with High INR Values

Aug 2008 - Vitamin D, 25-Hydroxy

Jan 2008 - Chemistry Assay Stability Changes

May 2006 - Heparin Anti-Factor Xa Assays for Low Molecular Weight Heparin and Unfractionated Heparin

Sep 2005 - Urinalysis and Urinalysis Reflex Testing Orders

Aug 2005 - Reporting Prothrombin Times Using the International Normalized Ratio Updates

April 2005 - Drug Screen Update

June 2003 - PROBNP 

Mar 2003 - Bethesda 2001 Terminology Changes 

Dec 2001 - Transcutaneous Bilirubin (TcB) for Newborns