Test Updates

Important announcements regarding changes to test methodologies, reference ranges, CPT coding, new available assays or discontinued assays are reported to our clients weekly via MLabs Test Updates.  The following Test Update files, which contain information that is current when produced, may be printed for client use. However, information contained is subject to change over time. For more information or questions, please contact Customer Service at 800-862-7284.

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TEST OBSOLETE: Prostaglandin D2
TESTING RESUME: Myasthenia Gravis Evaluation, Thymoma; TESTING RESUME: Myasthenia Gravis Evaluation, Lambert-Eaton Syndrome; TESTING RESUME: Myasthenia Gravis Evaluation, Adult; TESTING RESUME: Myasthenia Gravis Evaluation, Pediatric; TESTING RESUME: Para…
REFERENCE LABORATORY CHANGE: Catecholamines, Urine; TEST OBSOLETE: Isoniazid, Serum; NEW TEST: Thyroid Dysfunction Screen; REFERENCE LABORATORY CHANGE: Thiopurine Methyltransferase (TPMT), RBC Enzyme Activity; TEST CHANGE: Mitochondrial Antibody, Smooth M…
NEW TEST: Hazelnut, IgE, Panel; TEST CHANGE: Parathyroid Related Peptide; TEST OBSOLETE: Syphilis Antibody, IgG, Serum; TEST OBSOLETE: Arginin Vasopressin, Plasma; TEST CHANGE: Ganglioside Antibody Panel, Serum
NEW TEST DELAY: Platelet Count; NEW TEST: Thyroid Dysfunction Screen
TESTING DELAY: Myasthenia Gravis Evaluation, Thymoma; TESTING DELAY: Myasthenia Gravis Evaluation, Lambert-Eaton Syndrome; TESTING DELAY: Myasthenia Gravis Evaluation, Adult; TESTING DELAY: Myasthenia Gravis Evaluation, Pediatric; TESTING DELAY: Paraneopl…
TESTING RESUME: Striational (Striated Muscle) Antibody; TESTING RESUME: Myasthenia Gravis Evaluation, Thymoma; TESTING RESUME: Myasthenia Gravis Evaluation, Lambert-Eaton Syndrome; TESTING RESUME: Myasthenia Gravis Evaluation, Adult; TESTING RESUME: Paran…
TEST RESUMED: Cyclosporine; TEST RESUMED: Tacrolimus; TESTING DELAY: Mercaptopurine ; TESTING DELAY: Striational (Striated Muscle) Antibody; TESTING DELAY: Myasthenia Gravis Evaluation, Thymoma; TESTING DELAY: Myasthenia Gravis Evaluation, Lambert-Eaton S…
VARIABLE WEATHER: SPECIMEN LOCKBOX USE; TEST DOWN: Cyclosporine; TEST DOWN: Tacrolimus; NEW ORDER CODES: High Resolution Oligosacchride (Free Glycan) Profile, Urine; NEW ORDER CODES: Carbohydrate Deficient Transferrin Analysis and N-Glycan Profile, Plasma…
EXTREME COLD WEATHER; REFERENCE LABORATORY CHANGE: Substance P; TEST CHANGE: Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO) / Aquaporin-4-IgG, Serum; TEST OBSOLETE: Syphilis Antibody, IgG, Serum; TEST OBSOLETE: Iodine, Random, Urine; RESULT REPORTING CHANGE: Iodine, 24 Hour,…
RESULT REPORTING CHANGE: Streptococcus Pneumoniae IgG Antibody Panel; TEST REPLACEMENT: Rickettsia Rickettsii Antibody, IgG; NEW TEST CODE: HIV-1/ HIV-2 Antibody Confirmation for Indeterminate/ Positive Results only (not Screening); NEW TEST CODE: Cell Bo…
ORDER CODE CHANGE: Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Clearance, Feces and Serum
TEST CHANGE: Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS), FISH; TEST CHANGE: C2 Complement, Functional; TEST OBSOLETE: Strychnine, Serum/ Plasma; TEST OBSOLETE: Myocardial Antibodies, Serum
REFERENCE LABORATORY CHANGE: Magnesium, RBC; 2019 CPT CODE UPDATES; CYSTIC FIBROSIS CARRIER SCREENING NOT COVERED BY MEDICAID
STORAGE TEMPERATURE CHANGE: Cyclic Citrullinated Antibody; NEW REFERENCE LAB ORDERABLE: Candida Antibody, Serum; Bicarbonate, Urine; Digitoxin, Serum; REFERENCE RANGE CHANGE: Hexagonal Phospholipid Neutralization; NEW TEST: Chromosomal Microarray Analysis…