General Information

Specimen Collection and Test Updates — January 2024

The following information was updated in the Lab Catalog.

All changes are for Corewell Health Laboratories West.

Test Updates

  • AFB Culture [LAB8770] – Collection and processing section updated
  • Aldosterone [LAB1230656] – Important note updated
  • Anaerobic Culture [LAB233] – Rejection criteria updated
  • Anti-IIa [LAB1231437] – Corewell Health Blodgett Immediate Response Laboratory added as a performing location. Important note updated.
  • Blood Culture [LAB462] – Specimen stability updated
  • Blood Culture [LAB21111529] – Specimen stability updated
  • Celiac Antibody Cascade [LAB3322] – Reference range, clinical information and methodology updated
  • Ceruloplasmin Reference Range [LAB7030] – Reference range updated
  • Cortisol, Blood Level [LAB61] – Important note updated
  • Direct Renin [LAB1230657] – Important note updated
  • Extra Tube Cytogenetics [LAB1230449] – Discontinued, please order Cytogenetics Hold, Bone Marrow [LAB3278]
  • Hepatitis C Genotype [LAB9150] – Important note updated
  • Lactate Dehydrogenase (LDH) Isoenzymes, Serum [LAB97] – Discontinued
  • Vitamin B12 [LAB67] – Collection and processing section updated

Reference Range and Methodology Update:

  • ANA Screen [LAB1230491]
  • Anti-dsDNA Antibody [LAB3663]
  • Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide (CCP) Antibody IgG [LAB3670]
  • Gliadin Antibodies, IgA and IgG Level [LAB7250]
  • Tissue Transglutaminase (tTG) Antibody, IgA [LAB7230]
  • Tissue Transglutaminase (tTG) Antibody, IgG [LAB7210]


  • Legionella Antigen, Urine [LAB8860] no longer performed at Corewell Health Ludington Hospital Laboratory and will be routed to Corewell Health Reference Laboratory West, Grand Rapids, MI.

Document Updates

Other Updates

  • Medical Director – As of 2/1/2024, Jane Morrison, MD, is the Medical Director of Corewell Health Zeeland Hospital Laboratory.

EMR/LIS Updates (eSHare or EHR Interface):

The following lab tests have updated information for interfaced clients (non-Corewell Health/Independent Outpatient offices or not on Corewell Health EPIC) with Corewell 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.

If you require a file definitely for your EMR please use the “Contact Us” link above.

FAQ for Orders and Results Interface

Result Changes – New result aliases have been added to the following orderables. If you require a file definitely for your EMR please use the “Contact Us” link above.

  • Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide Ab Level [55135]
  • Celiac Antibody Panel [11632]
  • Tissue Transglutaminase IgG [11091]
  • Tissue Transglutaminase IgA [10485]
  • Anti-dsDNA Antibody Level [55121]
  • Gliadin IgG, IgA, Antibody [10560]
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