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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Reminder: Change To Collection Kits: Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) Neisseria gonorrhoeae (NG) Trichomonas vaginalis (Tv) Test Down: Vitamin B1, Whole Blood Reference Laboratory Change: Schistosoma Antibody, IgG Reference Range Change: Nicotine and Meta…
Process Clarification: Zika Virus Reference Laboratory Change: Cyanide, Blood Reflex Test Changes: Paraneoplastic Autoantibody Evaluation Paraneoplastic Autoantibody Evaluation, CSF
Test Update 589 Reference Range Change: PTT (Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time); Alkaline Phosphatase New Test: BRAF (7q34) Rearrangement by FISH Changes To Sti Panel Collection Kits: Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) Neisseria gonorrhoeae (NG) Tri…
Test Resumed: Infliximab with reflex to Infliximab Antibodies (Mayo) New Test: IDUA Gene Sequencing Reference Laboratory Change: Echinococcus Antibody, IgG
Test Down: Infliximab with reflex to Infliximab Antibodies (Mayo) New Reflex Testing: Hepatitis C Antibody New Test: LMNA Gene Sequence
Reference Range Change: Heparin Co-factor II New Test: Alpha Fetoprotein, CSF Human Chorionic Gonadotropin, Beta Subunit, CSF Reference Laboratory Change: HIV-1 RNA and DNA by PCR, Qualitative
Test Methodology Change: HIV-1/HIV-2 Antibody Confirmation Reference Laboratory Change: Beta 2 Microglobulin, Urine, Bile Acids, Total Effective Date Change: Bordetella pertussis Antibody
Test Down: PM-Scl Antibody New Celiac Disease Test Algorithm: Celiac Disease Dx Algorithm Reference Laboratory Change: Bordetella pertussis Antibody Test Methodology and Reference Range Change: Oxalate, Plasma
Test Component Change: Poliovirus Antibody, Neutralization Test Delay: Acetylcholine Receptor (Muscle AChR) Modulating Antibodies, Serum
New Test: Germline MLH1 Promoter Methylation Test Methodology Change: Clonazepam Reference Laboratory Change: Calprotectin, Stoo
Specimen Requirement Change: Adenosine Deaminase, Erythrocytes Test Comment Change New Test: MLH1 Promoter Methylation Test Methodology Changes: Dehydroepiandrosterone Thyroglobulin Antibody Thyroglobulin Reference Laboratory Change: Synthetic …
Reference Range Change: Heavy Metal Screen, Blood Reference Laboratory Change: Trazodone, Serum; Fluconazole, Serum; Tiagabine (Gabitril), Serum Test Methodology Change: Cystic Fibrosis Carrier Screening Effective Date Change: Gastrointestinal (GI) Pa…
New Tests: Comprehensive CRC Mutation Panel Comprehensive NSCLC Mutation Panel Comprehensive Melanoma Mutation Panel Reference Laboratory Change: Paroxetine (Paxil), Serum or Plasma T3 (Triiodothyronine), Reverse Test Replacement: Manganese, Urine, Ran…
Test Resumed: Metanephrines and Normetanephrines, Plasma Tricyclics Reporting Update: Amitriptyline and Nortriptyline Imipramine and Desipramine Order Code Changes MLabs Connect Procedure Change
Test Down: Metanephrines and Normetanephrines, Plasma New Test: Gastrointestinal (GI) Pathogen Panel Tests Discontinued: Adenovirus Antigen, Enteric; Rotavirus Antigen