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Briefs & Bulletins

2019

August, 2019 - Mycobacterium Tuberculosis / Rifampin Resistance PCR

July, 2019 - Drug Detection Testing on Umbilical Cord Tissue

June, 2019 - Prostate Specific Antigen, Ultrasensitive

June 2019 - Serum and Urine Protein Electrophoresis (SPE/UPE) and Immunofixation Changes

May 2019 - Group A Streptococcus Screen by PCR

May 2019 - Immature Platelet fraction Final

February 2019 - Respiratory Pathogen Panel Updates

2018

November 2018 - UHC Prior Authorization Notice

October, 2018 - HIV Confirmatory Testing

August 2018 - eSwab

July 2018 - Anti-Mullerian Hormone

June 2018 - Change for CT/NG Swab Kit

April 2018 - Pertussis PCR Testing

April 2018 - Absolute Neutrophil Count (ANC)

April 2018 - Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG)

April 2018 - Testosterone Panel for Adult Males

February 2018 - Notification to Physicians 2018

January 2018 - Orders for C-Reactive Protein (CRP)

January 2018 - Urine Culture Criteria NMH

January 2018 - Celiac Disease Reflexive Cascade to ARUP

January 2018 - Potential Laboratory Result Interference Due To Patient Biotin Use

2017

October 2017 - Change to Add On Testing

February 2017 - Human Chorionic Gonadotropin

February 2017 - Notification to Physicians 2017

January 2017 - Laboratory Testing for Drugs of Abuse and Pain

January 2017 - Summary of Body Fluid Changes

January 2017 - Body Fluid Order Changes

2016

December 2016 - Varicella Zoster Virus PCR

November 2016 - Trichomonas Vaginalis PCR

July 2016 - Helicobacter Pylori Discontinuation

June 2016 - Methodist Lab Alert : Mumps Notice

June 2016 - Health Alert Advisory Notice: Mumps Outbreak

May 2016 - HPV Reporting Format

May 2016 - Estradiol / Fulvestrant Oncologic Physicians Notice

April 2016 - Estradiol Cross Reactivity with Fulvestrant (Faslodex)

April 2016 - Test Utilization Bulletin: Screening for Thyroid Disease 

April 2016 - Fecal Lactoferrin to Replace Stool WBC Microscopy effective April 19, 2016

February 2016 - Health Alert Advisory: Zika Virus Background and Recommendation

February 2016 - Memo Zika Virus Consulting Hospitals

February 2016 - Discontinuation of Acetone: March 1, 2016

January 2016 - Herpes Simplex Methodology Change effective January 19, 2016

2016 CPT and Ref Fee Changes

2016 CPT Updates (2)

2015

November 2015 - Respiratory Pathogens Testing

September 2015 - Notification to Physicians 2015

September 2015 - ICD 10 Memo to Clients

September 2015 - NTD Screening Updates

August 2015 - Maternal Quad Screen and Maternal AFP to ARUP effective August 19, 2015

July 2015 - Universal Screening in Endometrial Cancer for Lynch Syndrome

April 2015 - ANA Antinuclear Antibodies

March 2015 - CT/NG Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Nucleic AcidTesting at NMH

March 2015 - Pain Management Panel

March 2015 - Transfusion Guidelines for Blood Components

February 2015 - HPV Testing and Reporting Changes

February 2015 - FDA Collection Devices Technical Bulletin

January 2015 - Universal Screening in Colon Cancer for Lynch Syndrome

January 2015 - Procalcitonin Lab Alert

2014-2015 - Lab Alert: Respiratory Viral Season

2014

October 2014 - Ebola Laboratory Bulletin

October 2014 - CA 27.29 replaced with CA 15-3

March 2014 - Changes to eGFR Calculations and Reference Ranges