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Urinalysis- Chemical and Microscopic

October 15 2021
Starting October 18th, LifeLabs will be implementing new technology for Urinalysis (Chemical and Microscopic) testing.

Starting October 18th, LifeLabs will be implementing new technology for Urinalysis (Chemical and Microscopic) testing. Please see attached client notice for details.

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Supply shortage of select phlebotomy tubes

LL #28581-  BD LAVENDER TUBE 13X75 LAVENDER 4.0ML HEMOGARD, PLASTIC, (BD item #367861) 100/SP LL #...
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COPEPTIN

The referral laboratory where LifeLabs sends Copeptin testing to will discontinue parallel Osmolalit...
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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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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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