Advanced Technology Laboratory, General Information, Main lab, Referral/Sendouts

Specimen Collection and Test Updates – July 2022

The following information was updated in the Lab Catalog.

 


Test Updates

Copper, Serum (send out) – Updated test code to LAB1230867

Cold Agglutinins, Serum (send out) – Updated test code to LAB1230866

• Reference Range updates:

T3 (Triiodothyronine), Free, Blood Level [LAB137]

T4 (Thyroxine), Total, Blood Level [LAB126]

Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) Level [LAB86]

T3 (Triiodothyronine), Total, Blood Level [LAB136]


New Tests:

Monkeypox [LAB1230868]

• POLE Gene Mutation Analysis [LAB1230862]

• GNAS Gene Mutation Analysis [LAB1230861]

 


Discontinued or Removed Tests:

• Giardia/Cryptosporidium Screen [LAB258] – No longer performed at Spectrum Health Ludington Laboratory

• Occult Blood, Immunoassay Screening, Stool (Hemosure iFOB) [LAB3110]

• Occult Blood, Immunoassay Diagnostic, Stool (Hemosure iFOB) [LAB3093]

 


Document Updates:

• Mandatory Reflex Testing

• Delivery of specimens to Spectrum Health Labs

• Add-on/Additional Test Request Form

 


EMR/LIS (eSHare or Interface) Updates:

The following lab tests have updated information for interfaced clients (non-Spectrum Health/Independent offices or not on EPIC) with Spectrum Health Laboratories. If you did not receive the file definition via email, please contact your vendor, the PRAS Team or use the Contact Us link above.

Format= Change type: Test Name [Interface Code] Additional Information

Please ensure your EMR has the latest order and result codes, and ask at order entry (AOE) questions

 

NEW

• Sarcoma Gene Fusion Panel  [1230869] – July 13th

 

DISCONTINUED 

Please ensure your EMR has the replacement orderable, result codes, and ask at order entry (AOE) questions

• Occult Blood Stool Diagnostic Immunoassay, Symptomatic [11744] – replace with Occult Blood CRC Screen [1230599]

• Occult Blood Stool Diagnostic Immunoassay, Asymptomatic [11745] – replace with Occult Blood CRC Screen [1230599]

 

UPDATED 

• ABO/Rh [60006] – New Required AOE questions

• Antibody Screen [60005] – New Required AOE questions

• Type and Screen [60030] – New Required AOE questions

 

 

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