General Information

Specimen Collection and Test Updates – June 2024

The following information was updated in the Lab Catalog.

All changes are for Corewell Health West Laboratories.

For East and South locations, please visit:

Test Updates

Specimen Collection Updated

  • The following tests primary container were updated to 5 mL Gold Top SST with an alternative of 6 mL Red Top:
    • Fatty Acid Profile (LAB872)
    • Carbohydrate Deficient Transferring (LAB2111023)
    • Congenital Disorders of N-Glycosylation Serum (LAB1230718).

Other Updates

  • Drugs of Screens from ED (LAB677) are now routed to Chemistry instead of Toxicology.
  • Histoplasma Antibody, Serum (LAB2111209) became obsolete per Mayo. Replacement Test: Histoplasma Antibody Complement Fixation and Immunodiffusion, Serum LAB1231760
  • Lactate Dehydrogenase Isoenzymes, Serum (LAB97) was inactivated
  • Primary container for Primidone and Phenobarbital, Serum (LAB485) was updated to be a 5 mL Gold SST R.
  • Plasma Free Hemoglobin (LAB2026) was updated to “Plasma Hemoglobin Level”.

Document Updates

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 definition or compendium for your EMR please use the “Contact Us” link above.

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