Test Updates

Important announcements regarding changes to test methodologies, reference ranges, CPT coding, new available assays or discontinued assays are reported to our clients weekly via MLabs Test Updates.  The following Test Update files, which contain information that is current when produced, may be printed for client use. However, information contained is subject to change over time. For more information or questions, please contact Customer Service at 800-862-7284.

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Reference Laboratory Change: Hepatitis D Virus Antibody Test Resumed: Thiopurine Methyltransferase (TPMT), Erythrocytes, Enzyme Activity (Mayo) Test Methodology Change: Pneumocystis DNA by PCR, Qualitative, Renin
Reference Laboratory Change: Prostate Specific Antigen, Ultrasensitive Reference Range Change: Arginine Vasopressin
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) DNA Profile
Test Resumed: Human Papillomavirus (HPV) DNA Profile Test Methodology Change: Acanthamoeba / Naegleria Exam
Reference Laboratory Change: PM-Scl Antibody Reference Range Change: Beta-CrossLaps (Beta CTx), Serum; Nickel, Urine; Zinc, Urine Tests Resumed: 11-Deoxycortisol, Cyclic AMP, Urinary Excretion
Test Resumed: Ganciclovir, Serum Potential NTM Infections caused by STÖCKERT 3T Heater-Cooler Device
Blood Draw Thanksgiving Holiday Hours
New Reflex Testing: Extractable Nuclear Antibody Panels, Scleroderma Antibody (SCL-70) Test Discontinued: Trypsin-Like Immunoreactivity, MTHFR C677T Mutation
Test Methodology and Specimen Container Change: Sedimentation Rate, Westergren Test Discontinued: Fetal Lung Profile, Amniotic Fluid
Temporary Production Schedule Change: Cytomegalovirus DNA by PCR, Quantitative Epstein Barr Virus DNA by PCR, Quantitative, Plasma Pneumocystis DNA by PCR, Qualitative Reference Laboratory Change: CAH Pediatric Profile 4, MuSK Antibody Specimen Contai…
New Test: TERT Promoter Mutation Reference Laboratory Change: Lipoprotein Associated Phospholipase A2 CPT Updates: Cryptococcus Antigen
Reminder: CT/NG not Orderable Individually Test Resumed: Vitamin B1, Whole Blood, Vitamin C, Plasma Specimen Handling Change: Thyroid Stimulating Immunoglobulin
Test Resumed: Pecan, IgE New Tests: GALC Gene Sequencing and GALC Deletion / Duplication Analysis Reminder: Specimens Require 2 Identifiers
Test Down: Angiotensin II Type I Receptors (AT1R) Ganciclovir, Serum Vitamin C, Plasma Test Methodology Change: EGFR Mutation by Fragment Analysis New Test: Fentanyl, Urine, Quantitative Reference Laboratory Change: Phosphatidylserine Antibody Pane…
Reminder: Use Aptima Transport For Ct/Ng/Tv: Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) Neisseria gonorrhoeae (NG) Trichomonas vaginalis (Tv) Test Methodology Change: Androstenedione, Serum; Lamotrigine Test Down Status: Pecan, IgE