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September 24 2021
**New Test Available** Effective October 4th, 2021, Growth hormone suppression test will be available at LifeLabs as an aid in the diagnosis of growth hormone excess. Please see attached client notice for details.

**New Test Available**

Effective October 4th, 2021, Growth hormone suppression test will be available at LifeLabs as an aid in the diagnosis of growth hormone excess. Please see attached client notice for details.

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CHANGES TO REFERRED OUT TESTING LOCATIONS

As part of a large process and quality improvement initiative around our referred out testing progra...
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LIPOPROTEIN (A)

Due to supply issues at our referral laboratory, we are currently experiencing a delay in turnaround...
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Changes to Urinalysis Platform – September 2021

LifeLabs is upgrading our macroscopic and microscopic urinalysis instrumentation at our labs in Brit...
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Change to ordering process for ANA & ENA tests in BC effective August 8, 2021

Previously, ANA and ENA could be ordered separately or together. Moving forward, ENA testing will no...
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Urine Urobilinogen/Bilirubin

**Discontinuation of Tests** URINE BILIRUBIN AND UROBILINOGEN will be discontinued as of June 14, 2...
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ANGIOTENSIN CONVERTING ENZYME

**Update on Turn Around Times** Due to supplier issues, we are currently experiencing a delay in tu...
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Creatinine Reagent Lot Positive Bias – Resolution

On March 3rd 2021, LifeLabs sent a memo to all clients informing them of a positive bias on the seru...
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FastTRK Testing Program

FastTRK is a clinical testing program for the diagnosis of NTRK gene fusions. Funded by Bayer Inc., ...
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Creatinine Reagent Lot Positive Bias Update

A new creatinine reagent was started at all LifeLabs sites in BC on March 11, 2021. Creatinine and e...
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Creatinine Reagent Lot Positive Bias.

LifeLabs has recently become aware of a positive bias on the serum creatinine assay. Test results fo...

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