Immediate Test Changes

Immediate Test Changes

Notifications listed here outline urgent changes.

Routine test changes are outlined in the monthly Technical Update.

For other updates, please refer to Special Communications. If you have any questions about the information listed here, please contact Client Services.

January 2024: Send-Out Test Delays Caused by Weather
November 2023: Product Discontinuation – BD CultureSwabâ„¢
November 2023: Test Update – Chromogranin A, New Assay
November 2023: Test Delay – Oxalate, Plasma and Oxalate, 24-hour Urine
August 2023: Test Discontinuation – HIV-1 Western Blot (HIV1CO)
Cleveland Clinic and LabConnect Announce Strategic Alliance
May 2023: Discontinued – Natural Killer Cells, Functional (NKFUNC)
May 2023: COVID-19 Testing – CPT Code Update
April 2023: Updates to H. pylori Urea Breath Test
July 2022: Test Delay – Testosterone, Total and Free, Serum (TFTEST)
May 2022: Immediate Test Discontinuation – Giardia lamblia IgG, IgA, IgM (GIAGAM)
Test Delay: Alpha 1 Antitrypsin Phenotype (A1APHE)
February 2022: Immediate Test Discontinuation – Digoxin, Free, Serum (DIGFR)
December 2021: Test Delay – HIV-1 Antibody Confirmation by Western Blot (HIV1CO)
October 2021: TFTEST – Temporary Change in Performing Send-out Laboratory
July 2021: Immediate Test Discontinuation – Hepatitis A Antibody, Total (AHAVT)
June 2021: Send-Out Test Discontinuation – Complement Factor B (C3PA)
COVID-19: Supply Constraints Affecting Enteric Bacterial Panel by PCR Testing
March 2019: Changes to PR1433, GM1BM, OMEGAC
March 2019: Changes to Acceptable Clobazam (CLOBAZ) Specimen Types
March 2019: Changes to IgG Subclass Reference Ranges
November 2018: Changes to Melatonin (MELAT) Testing
October 2018: Changes to ASPIGG, GAL3, HV6ABS, LIDO, & PROPA Testing
Heparin Anti Xa Assay (HEPASY), PTT Incubated Mixing Study (PTTIM)
FLT3 Mutation Detection by PCR (FLT3MD)
Chromogranin A (CHROMA)