Test Updates and Changes

Review recent test updates from The University of Vermont Medical Center Pathology and Laboratory Medicine below.

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Name Date Downloads
HIV Confirmation Assay
10/10/2018 Download PDF
Virology Testing Changes 10/24/2018 Download PDF
TB By QuantiFERON Gold Plust Test Kit Change 8/30/2018 Download PDF
Legionella Culture Inactive 8/29/2018 Download PDF
HCG Name Change 8/29/2018 Download PDF
Tick-Borne Illness Update 7/30/2018 Download PDF
Blood Bank Change for First Time RBC Transfusions 7/12/2018 Download PDF
Lupus Anticoagulant Cascade Change in Days Performed
6/4/2018 Download PDF
Lynch Syndrome Screening on Endometrial Cancer Resections 5/3/2018 Download PDF
Hemagram Name Change 6/6/2018 Download PDF
Urine Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing for Enterococcus Species
5/2/2018 Download PDF
Effects of Biotin Supplements on Laboratory Testing
4/24/2018 Download PDF
New Chemistry Platforms
5/2/2018 Download PDF
ANCA and ANA Stability
4/4/2018 Download PDF
Antimicrobial Susceptibility Panel, Yeast
4/25/2018 Download PDF
GC Screen Discontinued 4/11/2018 Download PDF
Miscellaneous Tests, New Process for Non-PRISM Users 4/11/2018 Download PDF
Miscellaneous Tests, New Process for PRISM Users 4/11/2018 Download PDF
Reagent Change for Intact-PTH Immunoassay 3/2/2018 Download PDF
Change to Aspenti Health for DOA Confirmation Testing 2/14/2018 Download PDF
Reflex Genomic Testing for Unresectable Non-Small Lung Cancer (NSCLC) or Carcinoma, Suspected Lung Primary 2/5/2018 Download PDF
Actin IgG and Mitochondrial IgG Antibody Testing Discontinued at UVMMC 3/14/2018 Download PDF
Hemoglobin Electrophoresis Studies New Recommendations 2/12/2018 Download PDF
Lyme Disease Serology CSF 1/31/2018 Download PDF
Candida albicans Antibodies Change 11/29/2017 Download PDF
Blood Parasite Exam Update
11/29/2017 Download PDF
CSF Acid Fast Bacilli Smear Discontinued 11/29/2017 Download PDF
Update on Beta Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) Testing: A Protein of Many Faces
11/20/2017 Download PDF
Autopsy Service Changes for Products of Conception, Fetal Demise, Neonatal Deaths 10/24/2017 Download PDF
Blood Fungal and AFB Culture Specimen Volume Change 11/6/2017 Download PDF
HSV Type 1 & 2 Antibody IgG Antibody Change 11/6/2017 Download PDF
Urinalysis Method Change
10/26/2017 Download PDF
Hemoglobin A1c Reference Range Terminology Change 10/23/2017 Download PDF
Testosterone Reference Range Change 10/2/2017 Download PDF
Vancomycin Reporting Range Change 10/2/2017 Download PDF
Plain Red Top Tube Change 9/13/2017 Download PDF
Serum Separator Tube Change 9/13/2017 Download PDF
An Update on Neutral Buffered Formalin Fixation 9/13/2017 Download PDF
Urine Cytology: Introduction to the Paris System 10/1/2017 Download PDF
Fungal Smear Name Change 9/18/2017 Download PDF
Babesia species, Molecular Detectio, PCR, Blood: Change in ability to order 8/23/2017 Download PDF
Bordetella pertussis PCR 9/20/2017 Download PDF
Hepatitis A Name Change 9/13/2017 Download PDF
Aptima Vaginal Swab Collection Kit Name Change
8/15/2017 Download PDF
Albumin Reagent Issues Resolved 7/20/2017 Download PDF
Reagent Issues with Albumin Measurement 7/13/2017 Download PDF
HIV Viral Load Reporting Change 7/13/2017 Download PDF
New Celiac Disease Screening Panel 7/26/2017 Download PDF
Change Sample Type for Vancomycin and Free T4 6/28/2017 Download PDF
Lab Automation in Motion 6/14/2017 Download PDF
Cortisol Methodology Change
7/19/2017 Download PDF
Thyroid Function Testing Methodology Change
(TSH, Total T4, Free T4, Total T3, Free T3)
6/28/2017 Download PDF
Gentamycin, Valproate, and Vancomycin Methodology Change 6/28/2017 Download PDF
Cystin Granulocyte Assay 6/30/2017 Download PDF
Kleihaur-Betke Testing Changes Based on Clinical Indication 6/12/2017 Download PDF
Microbiology Specimen Stability Changes 5/22/2017 Download PDF
Urine Total Protein Method Change 5/18/2017 Download PDF
CK-MB Discontinuation 5/24/2017 Download PDF
Bet-2 Glycoprotein 1 Antibodies, IgG and IgM and Gliadin (Deaminated) Antibodies,
IgG and IgA Discontinuation
5/24/2017 Download PDF
Chlamydia/N. gonorrhoeae (GC) Test Name Change and Result Format Change
5/22/2017 Download PDF
Change in Instrumentation for Low Volume Therapeutic Drig Monitoring 5/15/2017 Download PDF
Urine Drugs of Abuse Screens: Change in Assay 5/10/2017 Download PDF
ANA's and Beyond: Introduction of Nova View Digital IFA Reader 5/9/2017 Download PDF
Testosterone and Sex Hormone Binding Globulin New assay,
Testosterone-Free Change in Calculation and Reference Ranges
5/3/2017 Download PDF
Drugs of Abuse Confirmatory Testing Reference Range Change 3/10/2017 Download PDF
HIV Antibody and Hepatitis Testing Platform Change 4/11/2017 Download PDF
Rubella Antibodies IgG Assay Change 4/18/2017 Download PDF
Progesterone Results Falsely Elevated Due to Cross Reactivity with DHEA-S 2/20/2017 Download PDF
Acanthamoeba Exam Discontinued at UVMMC 2/22/2017 Download PDF
Leishmanasis Exam Discontinued at UVMMC 2/22/2017 Download PDF
New Test Panel: Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhea, 
Miscellaneous Sites by Nucleic Acid Amplification Panel  
2/8/2017 Download PDF
Protein Creatinine Ratio, Urine 2/6/2017 Download PDF
Urine Total Protein Testing Disruption 12/15/2016 Download PDF
Method Change for Mitochondrial and Smooth Muscle Antibodies and
Discontinuation of testing for Parietal Cell Antibodies at UVMMC
1/27/2017 Download PDF
Lead Reference Range Change 12/14/2016 Download PDF
Urine Microscopic Exam Change to Reflex Criteria 11/15/2016 Download PDF
Reducing Substances - Urine and Stool to be Discontinued 10/25/2016 Download PDF
Sample Collection for CD57 for Lyme Disease No Longer Available
via UVM Medical Center
10/25/2016 Download PDF
CA 125 Assay: New Baslines 10/12/2016 Download PDF
Total CO2 Reference Range Change 10/12/2016 Download PDF
Anti Nuclear Antibody: New Test Code 9/28/2016 Download PDF
HLA Disease-Related Testing Update 9/28/2016 Download PDF
Tumor Marker Results Cessation of Reporting Historical Data 9/13/2016 Download PDF
Triglyceride Pediatric Range Change 9/13/2016 Download PDF
Lactic Acid Pediatric Critical Value Change 9/13/2016 Download PDF
Calculated Calcium Formula Change 9/13/2016 Download PDF
Endomysial Antibody NOT Recommened 9/13/2016 Download PDF
APT Test Inactivation 9/13/2016 Download PDF
Group B Strep PCR for Penicillin Allergy 9/13/2016 Download PDF
Thrombosis Panels (TP1 and TP1C) Change 8-2016 Download PDF
Extending Platelet Expiration Date From 5 to 7 Days 8-2016 Download PDF
Considerations in the Use of QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-tube (QFT-GIT) Assay 8-2016 Download PDF
Bacterial Culture Inactivation 8-2016 Download PDF
Calcium and Albumin Calibration Result Bias 8-2016 Download PDF
New Test for Indeterminate Thyroid Nodules:
Afirma Gene Expression Classifier (GEC)
7-2016 Dowload PDF
Celiac Disease Panel 6-2016 Download PDF
Viscosity Testing to be Sent to Mayo Medical Laboratory 6-2016 Download PDF
Urine Fungal Culture: New Test Approval Policy 6-2016 Download PDF
Iron Binding Capacity: Positive Bias Noted Between 4/25/2016 to 5/30/2016 6-2016 Download PDF
New Microbiology Collection Tubes and Swabs 6-2016 Download PDF
Methotrexate Change in Methodology 6-2016 Download PDF
Influenza A Subtyping Test Change 6-2016 Download PDF
Warning: Age adjusted D-Dimer Cuttoff Values 5-2016 ​​Download PDF
Hepatitis C Infection Test Changes 4-2016 Download PDF
Helicobacter Pylori Stool Antigen Test to Replace the Helicobacter Pylori Antibody Serology Test 4-2016 Download PDF
Universal Irradiation of Platelets and Elimination of CMV Negative Blood 4-2016 Download PDF
Fecal Bacterial Pathogen Detection 3-2016 Download PDF
Lupus Anticoagulant Cascade 3-2016 Download PDF
Alert: Cross Reactivity of Fulvestrant in Estradiol Assay 2-2016 Download PDF
Critical Value for CO2
2-2016 Download PDF
Erythrocyte Magnesium (MG-RBC) Testing No Longer Available 2-2016 Download PDF
Hemagram & Differential New Instrumentation 12-2015 Download PDF
Laboratory Monitoring of Unfractionated Heparin Therapy 11-2015 Download PDF