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.

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
Test Resumed: Immunoglobulin D Quantitation Test Down: 11-Deoxycortisol Test Discontinued: VAP Cholesterol Test New Test: Testosterone with reflex to LH
New Test: B Cell Clonality (IGK Gene Rearrangement) B Cell Clonality (IGH and IGK Gene Rearrangement) Test Down: Oxycodone, Serum, Immunoglobulin D Quantitation REMINDER: MLABS CONNECT UPGRADE COMING SOON!
MLABS CONNECT UPGRADE COMING SOON! Test Discontinued:Listeria Antibody
Reference Range Change: Lead, Blood New Test: MGMT Promoter Methylation
New Test: T Cell Clonality (TRB Gene Rearrangement) T Cell Clonality (TRG and TRB Gene Rearrangement) Test Discontinued: Helicobacter pylori Antibody, IgM, Serum
Specimen Handling Change: Vitamin B1, Whole Blood Test Methodology Change: Herpes simplex DNA, Types 1 & 2, Qualitative
New Reflex Test: Blood Culture, Bacteria and Yeast Reflex to Verigene Blood Culture Nucleic Acid test Revised Interpretive Comment: Glucose Tolerance, 3 Hour Fee Updates: Prometheus IBDSD & CROHN