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 December 19, 2014

 Test Price Changes - Effective March 1, 2015

 December 19, 2014

 Tobramycin Levels - In-House Service

 December 19, 2014

 Test Information Updates

 December 11, 2014

 Lymphocyte Subsets - Changes effective January 27, 2015

 Lymphocyte Subsets - Updated Age-Dependent Reference Intervals

 December 11, 2014

 Urine Drug Confirmation - Change in Testing Laboratory - Effective December 15, 2014

 November 27, 2014

 Change in Adult Reference Intervals for Prolactin and Monomeric Prolactin/Macroprolactin and Change in Price for Macroprolactin Testing - Effective January 5, 2015

 November 26, 2014

 PCR Testing for Herpes Simplex or Cytomegalovirus (CMV) in BAL and Urine

 November 24, 2014

 Discontinuation of Routine Enterovirus D68 Testing for Respiratory Specimens

 November 20, 2014

 New Reference Intervals for Trace Elements - Effective Immediately

 November 6, 2014

 High-Sensitivity Troponin l Analysis - Available November 25, 2014

 October 9, 2014

 HRLMP Testing for Thrombophilia - Changes to Reflex Testing and Interpretative Comments

 October 6, 2014

 High Molecular Weight Kininogen Levels Not Available Until Further Notice

 September 30, 2014

 Changes to Renin Sample Requirements - effective October 22, 2014

 September 30, 2014

 September 30, 2014

 Reporting Revisions - Catecholamine (Plasma), Methylmalonic Acid (Plasma) and Myoglobin (Urine) - effective September 30, 2014

 September 23, 2014

 Update to Reference Intervals and Units for TSH (Thyrotropin)

 September 22, 2014

 Discontinuation of ApoE and MTHFR Testing - Effective November 1, 2014           

 September 15, 2014

 VWF Activity - Revised Interpretive Comment

Clinical Chemistry/Immunology Fluid Specimen Tests - Addition of a Fluid Comment

 August 21, 2014

 Ebola Virus Disease (EBOLA) - Testing for Suspect Ebola Patients

 August 18, 2014            

 Correction to Urine Creatinine (mmol/L) Reference Interval

 August 14, 2014

 Oligoclonal Banding - Change in Comments Associated with Test Results

 August 8, 2014

 Alpha Glycoprotein Subunit - Reference Interval Changes

 July 30, 2014

 Chromogranin A - Specimen Collection Instruction Changes

 July 15, 2014

 Islet Cell Antibody - Change in Specimen Information and Price

 July 11, 2014

 Calprotectin - Specimen Handling and Interpretative Comment

 July 11, 2014

 Change in PTH Testing

 July 11, 2014

 Proinsulin - Change in Specimen Information and Price

 July 4, 2014

  Temporary Change in Testing Site for Fructosamine

 June 24, 2014

 Amikacin - In-House Testing and Glucagon - Change in Specimen Information and Price

 May 29, 2014

 Fecal Calprotectin Testing

 April 28, 2014

 Test Information Updates and Oxygen Affinity of Hemoglobin (P50) - Delay in Reporting

 April 28, 2014

 Anti DNA Antibody (dsDNA) Result and Medical Decision Support Software (MDSS) Reporting Tool for BioPlex 2200

 April 11, 2014

 ANA and Cholinesterase Handling Instructions

 April 9, 2014

 Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide Antibody (CCP) - Change in Linear Range

 April 1, 2014

 C. difficile Infection Testing / PCR for Norovirus

 April 1, 2014

 Respiratory Virus Testing

 March 27, 2014

 B-Type Natriuretic Peptide (NT-Pro) - Specimen Handling Instruction Changes

 March 12, 2014

 Androstenedione - New Test Information and Location

 March 4, 2014

 PTH Intact - Update to Testing Process

 February 28, 2014

 Chromogranin A - New Method

 February 26, 2014

 Anti-Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Antibody (ASCA) - Resumption of Service    

 February 14, 2014

 Change in Reporting Format for Negative Blood Culture

 February 13, 2014

 Test Information Updates

 February 5, 2014

 Lipoprotein (a) - Change in Assay

 February 3, 2014

 Immunoglobulin IgE Assay - Delay and Changes

 February 3, 2014

 Androstenedione - Delay and Changes

 January 30, 2014

 Test Information Updates

 January 23, 2014

 Estrone - Delay in Reporting

 January 22, 2014

Test Price Changes

 January 21, 2014       

Change in Testing Location for Tryptase

 January 10, 2014

Test Information Updates                                                                            
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