Lab Update-Measles and QuantiFERON Gold testing

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Consultation - Diagnostic testing for fungal infections of skin, hair, and nails

Labtests and Northland Pathology are consulting with referrers on diagnostic testing for fungal infections of skin, hair, and nails.

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The Scope, August 2019

Issue 29 of The Scope is now available.  Click here to view.

This issue contains the following articles:

  • Inherited thrombophilia testing
  • Additions to Labtests schedule for funded testing
    • NT-ProBNP
    • Parathyroid Hormone (PTH)
    • Alpha Fetoprotein (AFP)
    • Carcinoembryonic Antigen (CEA)
    • CCP antibody
    • Quantiferon Gold
    • VZV (chicken pox immunity testing)
  • Change of adult FT4 reference range
  • Total protein and globulin reference ranges
  • New diabetes comment codes

eOrder add on test function

We are pleased to announce a new 'add-on test' function for those using our eOrder app.

Please follow this link for instructions on How to request additional testing after results are received.

Please note this function is only available if you requested the original tests by eOrder.

Referrer Update: New strain Chlamydia trachomatis not detected by Hologic Aptima assay

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