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 December 17, 2015

 Fructosamine Testing Returned to the HRLMP

 December 1, 2015

 St. Joseph's Hospital Virology Laboratory Hours of Operation

 November 26, 2015

 Test Updates

 October 14, 2015

 Simplification of Cholinesterase Phenotyping Reporting

 September 29, 2015

   C1 Esterase Inhibitor Functional TAT Delay 

 September 25, 2015

    New Test for Hereditary Spherocytosis: Eosin-5-maleimide (EMA) by Flow Cytometry replaces Osmotic Fragility -    Effective October 20, 2015

 September 25, 2015

 September 24, 2015

  Test Price Adjustments

 August 28, 2015

 August 5, 2015

 Tobramycin Interpretive Comment Change Effective August 7, 2015

 July 29, 2015

  Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Test Update Effective August 2, 2015

 July 22, 2015

 Test Updates

 July 6, 2015

 Test Updates

 June 24, 2015

 Random Collections for Urine Catecholamine and Urine Total Metanephrines

Addition of a Result Comment to Random Collections for Urine Homovanillic Acid, Urine Vanillyl Mandelic Acid, Urine Catecholamine and Urine Total Metanephrines

 June 18, 2015

 Test Revisions - Anti-Mullerian Hormone and Vitamin D (1,25-Dihydroxy)

 June 15, 2015

 NEW - Trace Metal Program and Facility (TMPF)

 June 4, 2015

 Discontinuation of Specific Drug Monitoring Tests

 May 29, 2015

 New Test - Non HDL-Cholesterol and Change in Interpretive Comments - LDL

 May 28, 2015

 Delay in Vitamin A and Vitamin E Testing

 May 27, 2015

 Urine Metabolic Screen Profile - Dihydroorotic Acid and Succinyladenosine will no longer be offered with the Urine Purine   and Pyrimidine Screen

 May 11, 2015

 Beta Hydroxybutyrate - Correction to Reference Interval Age Group Detailed in Memo Dated April 29, 2015

 May 11, 2015

 Discontinuation of Specific Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Tests

 May 6, 2015

 Correction of Reference Interval for Absolute CD19+ Lymphocyte Count

 May 6, 2015

 Core Laboratory Changes

 April 29, 2015

 Method Change for Serum Beta Hydroxybutyrate

 April 29, 2015

 St. Joseph's Healthcare - Virology Laboratory Hours of Operation

 April 22, 2015

 Test Updates

 April 20, 2015

 HLA Laboratory Move from McMaster University Medical Centre to St. Joseph's Healthcare

 April 16, 2015

 GI Disease - Diagnostic Testing Algorithm

Calprotectin Algorithm

 April 13, 2015

 Protein S Total - Implementation of Gender Specific Reference Intervals - effective May 25, 2015

 April 9, 2015

 Testing Resumed for Oxygen Affinity of Hemoglobin (P50)

 April 2, 2015

 Theophylline - Change in Testing Site and Test Information

 February 26, 2015

 Heinz Bodies

 February 20, 2015

 Test Updates

 February 23, 2015

 Change of Testing for BK Virus in Plasma for Renal Transplant Patients

 February 10, 2015

 Histamine, Plasma/Urine - Change in Reference Intervals, Test Information and Price

 February 10, 2015

 Parathyroid Hormone-Related Peptide (PTH-rP) - Change in Reference Intervals, Test Information and Price

 February 9, 2015

 Test Information Updates

 January 29, 2015

 Test Information Updates

 January 28, 2015

 NEW Test - Rivaroxaban Anti Xa Levels

 January 23, 2015

 Change in Methodology: Measured Free Testosterone (FT) - to be replaced with Calculated Free Testosterone (cFT) -  effective February 23, 2015

 January 20, 2015

  Urine Sugar Chromatography - Urine Reducing Substances - Change in Test Information, Location and Price -   effective February 18, 2015

 January 20, 2015

 Urine Phencyclidine (PCP) - Change in Test Information, Location and Price -  effective February 18, 2015 

 January 13, 2015

 Test Information Updates

 January 8, 2015      

 Intrinsic Factor Antibody - New Method effective February 2, 2015          

 

 

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