Laboratory UPDATES and ALERTS

These periodic updates and alerts keep you abreast of new tests and changes in policies and procedures. In these publications, you’ll learn about new tests, test rationale, policy changes, regulatory issues, specimen and handling requirements, normal ranges, and more.

 

  
  
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AlertAlert - PeaceHealth Laboratories closing eff. April 30, 2017All Laboratory Locations4/24/2017
AlertAlert - New Test - FilmArray Meningitis-Encephalitis Panel - Vancouver - April 2017Portland, Vancouver4/13/2017
AlertBellingham PSC weekend closures - April 2017Bellingham, Cordata4/6/2017
AlertAlert - Biotin may cause interference in hepatitis test results - Feb. 2017Cottage Grove, Eugene / Springfield, Florence, Portland2/28/2017
AlertAlert - Biotin may cause interference in test results - Vancouver - Feb. 2017Vancouver2/24/2017
AlertAlert - New Test - FilmArray Meningitis-Encephalitis Panel - Feb. 2017All Laboratory Locations2/20/2017
AlertReminder Alert - Ferndale Patient Service Center moving Feb. 27 2017Bellingham2/20/2017
Physician UpdateQuest Diagnostics - PeaceHealth News ReleaseEugene / Springfield2/15/2017
AlertAlert- Cephalosporium allergen testing temporarily unavailable effective Feb. 15, 2017All Laboratory Locations2/8/2017
AlertAlert - Elevated progesterone results due to cross-reactivity with DHEA - Feb. 2017 - VancouverVancouver2/7/2017
AlertAlert - Ferndale Patient Service Center moving Feb. 27 2017Bellingham2/7/2017
AlertWinter Advisory Alert - Patient Service Centers may close due to bad weather - Feb. 2017All Laboratory Locations2/1/2017
AlertAlert - Male Prolactin reference range comment removed - Bellingham - Jan. 2017Bellingham1/19/2017
AlertAlert - Male Prolactin reference range adjustment - Jan. 2017Cottage Grove, Eugene / Springfield, Florence, Portland1/17/2017
Physician UpdateUPDATE - Pain Medication Management Program Supports Patient Outcomes and Adherence - 2016 Revised EditionAll Laboratory Locations1/16/2017
AlertAlert - Holiday hours may cause shipping delays for reference testing - Dec. 2016All Laboratory Locations12/16/2016
AlertAlert - General Overview for Rapid Influenza A B PCR and respiratory testing for winter 2016-17All Laboratory Locations12/13/2016
AlertALERT - Oregon - Christmas New Year Holiday Hours for Patient Service Centers 2016All Laboratory Locations12/13/2016
AlertALERT - Washington - Christmas New Year Holiday Hours for Patient Service Centers 2016All Laboratory Locations12/13/2016
AlertAlert - New thyroid stimulating hormone testing now available - Bellingham - Dec 2016Bellingham12/7/2016
AlertAlert - Lipid Panel replaces Lipid Panel Advanced test - Dec 2016All Laboratory Locations12/6/2016
AlertAlert - Zika virus testing on blood components - Nov. 2016All Laboratory Locations11/29/2016
Physician UpdateUPDATE RxAdhere Medication Safety Panel, Plasma - Nov 2016All Laboratory Locations11/23/2016
AlertAlert - New Blood Culture Identification Panel available - Nov. 28, 2016All Laboratory Locations11/22/2016
AlertAlert - Urine Reducing Substances testing discontinued - Nov. 2016All Laboratory Locations11/22/2016
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