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2016 Updates

August 31, 2016

NEW: Targeted Community-Acquired Gastrointestinal Pathogens PCR Panel, Corrected Heparin Level, Auto-cancellation of “Duplicate” Tests by EPIC Comprehensive Metabolic Profile and Hepatic Profile, and Clarification of Add-On Test Requests

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July 19, 2016

Protein S Antigen (send-out test), vWF Multimeric/vWF Multimer analysis (send-out test), Orders for Lupus Anticoagulant Testing, Add-on Test Requests, Automatic Confirmation of all Drug Screen Positive Results, and VAP Testing: no longer available

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June 3, 2016

Enzymatic Method for Creatinine Determination, "Heparin level (anti-XA)" replaces "PTT, for anticoagulant infusions", Lupus Anticoagulant Panel: preliminary interpretation available in EPIC, New orderable tests for N gonorrhoea and C trachomatis, miscellaneous sites, HIV Integrase assay now orderable in Epic, HIV-1 Viral Load Analysis by the Abbott m2000 RealTime HIV-1 Test, and Dollar signs coming to Epic

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April 15, 2016

Abbott m2000 RealTime HCV Genotype II Assay

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March 4, 2016

Retrieval of Miscellaneous Send Out Results in Epic, Glucose Critical Value change, “Timed” Blood Draws, MLH1 Hypermethylation Analysis by PCR and PyroSequencing, Drugs of Abuse Confirmations, and New Test Orders Available for Pediatric Blood Cultures

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February 3, 2016

Respiratory Pathogen Testing Update, Reminder: Submission of Cytology Specimens, Specimen Acceptance Policy (MCP # 0083), and Change in Reporting Urine Drugs of Abuse Confirmation Results

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