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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TEST DOWN: Beta 2 Glycoprotein 1 Antibody Panel; TEST CHANGE: Entameoba Histoytica Antigen, Stool; TEST OBSOLETE: Old Test - Von Willebrand Factor Multimer Analysis; Replacement Test - Von Willebrand Factor Multimer, Plasma; NEW TEST CODES: Annatto Seed I…
TEST OBSOLETE: Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Antibody Screen, IgM, by EIA, Serum; TEST CHANGE: IGH Somatic Hypermutation in B-CLL
TEST DOWN: Saccharomyces cerevisiae Antibody, IgA; TEST DOWN: Inflammatory Bowel Disease Panel; NEW TEST CODES: Transforming Growth Factor beta, S; Gamma-Hydroxybutyric Acid (GHB) Screen, Urine; Growth Hormone-Releasing Hormone (IR-GH-RH) Immunoreactive G…
TEST CHANGE: Adenosine Deaminase, Blood; TEST DOWN: Fentanyl, Serum; TESTING RESUMED: Streptococcus pneumonia IgG Antibodies, 23 Serotype, Serum; NEW TEST CODES: Amyloid B-Protein; Aripiprazole; Endomysial (EMA) antibody (IgG); Trofile Phenotypic Corecept…
NEW TEST CODES: Amoxicillin, IgE; Lipid Analysis, BF; Beta-Glucosidase, Leukocytes Blackberry, IgE; West Nile Virus Ab, IgG and IgM, S; Susceptibility, Aerobic, MIC; Synthetic Cannabinoid Metabolites Screen, Expanded, Urine; Galactose-1-Phosphate Uridyltr…
NEW TEST CODES: Porcine Gelatin IgE; Wheat IgG; F. tularensis Ab, IgM/IgG ELISA, S; Alkaline Phosphatase Isoenzymes; Methemoglobin and Sulfhemoglobin, B; Susceptibility, Nocardia species; Mushroom, IgE; Rape Seed, IgE; Rotavirus Ag, F; PAI-1 Ag, P; Rufina…
TEST CHANGE: BMT Engraftment Analysis, Post-BMT; NEW TEST CODES: Flounder; Mint IgE Neopterin, Serum; Familial Mutation, Targeted Testing; Maternal Cell Contamination B; Fibroblast Culture for Genetic Test; Amniotic Fluid Culture/ Genetic Test; Risperido…
TEST CODE CHANGE: Von Willebrand Factor Multimer Analysis, Plasma; NEW TEST: Varicella zoster virus DNA by PCR, Quantitative, CSF
TEST DOWN: Solid Organ Transplant MICA antibody; TEST CHANGE: Vitamin B2
NEW TEST CODES: Histoplasma Ag, CSF; Olanzapine; Ganglioside GQ1b Ab IgG; Prostaglandin D2, urine; TEST CHANGE: DNA Antibody, Double-Stranded; TEST OBSOLETE: Francisella Tularensis Antibody; REPLACEMENT TEST: Francisella Tularensis Antibody
NEW TEST CODES: Coccidiodies Antigen, Urine; Paliperidone, serum; Anti-Phosphatidylethanolamine panel; Free T4 by Dialysis; Mannose Binding Lectin; NEW TEST: PDGFB (22q13) Rearrangement by FISH; TEST OBSOLETE: Quinidine
TEST CHANGE: Limulus Amebocyte Lysate (Endotoxin); NEW TEST CODE DELAY: Tilapia IgE Catfish IgE; Ganglioside GQ1b Ab (IgG), EIA; MVista Histoplasma Ag, CSF; Olanzapine (Zyprexa); Prostaglandin D2 (PG D2), U
NEW TEST CODES: Tilapia IgE; Catfish IgE; Ganglioside GQ1b Ab (IgG), EIA; MVista Histoplasma Ag, CSF; Olanzapine (Zyprexa); Prostaglandin D2 (PG D2), U; NEW TEST: Calprotectin, Feces; NEW TEST: Acylcarnitines, Quantitative, Plasma
ANNOUNCEMENT; NEW TEST CODES: Cytokine Panel; Cysticercosis Ab, IgG, Serum; Adiponectin; Fennel Seed, IgE; Aspergillus niger, IgE; T-Cell Phenotyping, Advanced; Willow, IgE; Black/White Pepper IgE; MI-Heart Ceramides, Plasma; Cherry, IgE; Cottonseed, IgE;…
ANNOUNCEMENT: MLABS IS GETTING A NEW NAME! TESTING DELAY: Myasthenia Gravis Evaluation, Thymoma; TESTING DELAY: Myasthenia Gravis Evaluation, Lambert-Eaton Syndrome; TESTING DELAY: Myasthenia Gravis Evaluation, Adult; TESTING DELAY: Myasthenia Gravis Eval…