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2018 Updates

September 5, 2018

Obsolete Tests, Viral Ocular Fluid Testing for HSV and VZV, Quantitative Immunoglobulins (IgG, IgA and IgM) Now Available 24/7, Closing old Cytology Pap orders, and Urine Drug Screen and Radiology Contrast Dye Interference.

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May 8, 2018

Creatine Kinase MB Isoform (CKMB) Testing No Longer Available, INTERCEPT® Platelets are Here at UVAHS! - A Safer Product for the Most Vulnerable Populations of Patients, Critical Value for PTT, Lupus Anticoagulant Panel, Discontinuation of Quantitative Endotracheal Cultures, Changes in Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing, New PCR tests for the detection of HSV, VZV, and CMV.

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April 11, 2018

No longer available – H. pylori Antibody Testing, New platform/testing equipment in the Core Chemistry Laboratory, CDC recommendations for HIV screening, and New orderable tests.

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January 15, 2018

Contract Medications Urine Samples for Drugs of Abuse Testing, Microsatellite Instability Analysis via PCR and Capillary Electrophoresis, OncoScan Microarray for FFPE specimens: Genome-wide copy number variation detection, CMV Viral Load Analysis by the Abbott m2000 RealTime CMV Test, Minimum Residual Disease (MRD) Determination/Mutant NPM1 Detection via Reverse Transcriptase Real-Time PCR, Special Coagulation Test Orders, Factor XIII Assay, Reminder: Proper Blood Collection for Light Blue Top Tubes, and Corrected Heparin Level – change to report.

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