Friday, March 29, 2019

BETA CAROTENE, SERUM

Delivery Time Modification

Test code: 4003

Effective update from 02/04/2019




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      Delivery term: 16 days
             
         
  Delivery term: 6 days
     

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

ORGANIC ACIDS STUDY COMPLETE, BIOLOGICAL SAMPLE

Erased test

Test code: 1334, 1791

Effective update from 01/04/2019

Alternative tests:

992-  ORGANIC ACIDS SCREENING, URINE
2654- ORGANIC ACIDS SCREENING, SERUM
3164- ORGANIC ACIDS IN URINE - COMPLETE STUDY

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Glycogenosis type 1a (Arg83Cys, Gln3'7X-G6PC) screening, total blood

Erased test

Test code: 1150

Effective update from 02/04/2019

ALTERNATIVE TEST:
1151 - Glycogenosis type 1a (G6PC) NGS, total blood
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Von Willebrand Factor Normandy variant (T71M,R816W-VWF) screening level 1, total blood

Erased test

Test code: 1430

Effective update from 02/04/2019

ALTERNATIVE TEST:
4977 - Von Willebrand Factor (VWF) sequencing, whole blood
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Polyomavirus JC (PMV) Quantitative DNA, plasma EDTA

Reference values and Units Modification

Test code: 7863

Effective update from 29/03/2019




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   Units: copies/mL
      
   Not detected.
     
   Informative note: Detection limit: 650 copies/mL
     

        
  Units:  IU/mL     
          
  Not detected.
     
  Informative note: Detection limit: 650 IU/┬ÁL       
         
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Polyomavirus BK (PMV) Quantitative DNA, plasma EDTA

Reference values and Units Modification

Test code: 7862

Effective update from 29/03/2019




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   Units:  copies/mL         

   Not detected.
      
   Informative note: Detection limit: 350 copies/mL
        
  Units:  IU/mL      
          
  Not detected.
     
  Informative note: Detection limit: 350 IU/mL        
         
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CDT (CARBOHYDRATE DEFICIENT TRANSFERRIN), SERUM

Delivery Time Modification

Test code: 2478

Effective update from 29/03/2019



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   Delivery term: 20 days
        
  Delivery term: 5 days
     

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

MYCOPLASMA PNEUMONIAE IgA ANTIBODIES, SERUM

Reference values Modification

Test code: 2398

Effective update from 29/03/2019



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      NEGATIVE: Titer 1/10
      * Source: PNT, Insert

        
       NEGATIVE: Titer less than 1/12
      * Source: PNT, Insert        
         
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Pathogenic Fungi DNA, biological sample

Erased test

Test code: 1623

Effective update from 01/04/2019

ALTERNATIVE TEST:
1624 - PATHOGENIC FUNGI DNA DETECTION AND IDENTIFICATION, BIOLOGICAL SAMPLE
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Pathogenic Fungi DNA, sequencing, biological sample

Reference values, Method, Description and Delivery Time Modification

Test code: 1624

Effective update from 01/04/2019




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Pathogenic Fungi DNA, sequencing, biological sample 

Method: Sequencing Method
       
      Not detected.
     
      * Sensitivity of this test: 99%
      * Specificity of this test: 98%
     
      Delivery term: 30 days
     

PATHOGENIC FUNGI DNA DETECTION AND IDENTIFICATION, BIOLOGICAL SAMPLE       
         
Method: Nested PCR + Sequencing

      Not detected.




      Delivery term: 22 days
     

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Erased test

Test code: 5491; 5492

Effective update from 29/03/2019

Erased tests:

5491 - RhD molecular typification, whole blood
5492 - RhD antigen (expression analysis), whole blood

Alternative tests:

3760 - RhD, zygosity (RhD) screening, total blood

3402 - RhD, genotype, total blood


                   

2-ETOXYACETIC ACID, URINE

Reference values and Delivery Time Modification

Test code: 6026

Effective update from 29/03/2019




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Delivery term: 17 days
     

        
Exposed to 2-Ethoxyethanol and / or 2-Ethoxyethyl Acetate:  
    
   VLB (INSHT): 50 mg/L (end of shift at the end of workweek)
    
   BEI (ACGIH): 100 mg/g creatinine (end of shift at the end of workweek)      
         
Delivery term: 6 days
     
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ANTI TESTICLE ANTIBODIES, SERUM

Erased tests

Test code: 2548

Effective update from 26/03/2019



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Monday, March 25, 2019

Galactosaemia (Gly188Arg-GALT) screening, total blood

Erased test

Test code: 1939

Effective update from 28/03/2019

ALTERNATIVE TEST:
1937 - Galactosaemia (GALT) sequencing, total blood
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Stargardt Disease (R16'0W, N380K, L2060R, 50'1 del15pb-ABCA') screening level 2, total blood

Erased test

Test code: 1603

Effective update from 28/03/2019

ALTERNATIVE TEST:
1804 - Stargardt Disease (ABCA4) NGS, whole blood
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FILARIASIS ANTIBODIES, SERUM

Reference values and Units Modification

Test code: 3142

Effective update from 26/03/2019




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Units:
         
      Negative: Index Less than 1.0
     
      *In case of positive results, direct exam for
      microfilariasis is recommended.

     

        
Units: NTU (NovaTec Unit)
         
NEGATIVE : Less than    9.0  NTU
GRAY-ZONE:   9.0 to 11.0     NTU   
POSITIVE : Greater than 11.0 NTU
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Friday, March 22, 2019

Delivery time Modification

Test code: 271; 272; 1558; 2657; 4527; 4528; 4529; 4572; 4573; 4574; 4575; 4577; 4657; 5135; 5143; 5294; 5530

Effective update from 25/03/2019


DESCRIPTION PREVIOUS (days) NEW (days)
271 - ALDOSTERONE, SERUM 6 5
272 - ALDOSTERONE, URINE  7 5
1558 - Aldosterone (Upright), serum 6 5
2657 - PROCOLLAGEN III PEPTIDE (P-III-P), SERUM 14 12
4527 - ALDOSTERONE (30'), SERUM 6 5
4528 - ALDOSTERONE (60'), SERUM  6 5
4529 - ALDOSTERONE (90'), SERUM 6 5
4572 - STIMULATION OF GLUCAGON (30 minutes), PLASMA 12 8
4573 - STIMULATION OF GLUCAGON (60 minutes), PLASMA 12 8
4574 - STIMULATION OF GLUCAGON (90 minutes), PLASMA 12 8
4575 - STIMULATION OF GLUCAGON (120 minutes), PLASMA 12 8
4577 - STIMULATION OF GLUCAGON (180 minutes), PLASMA 12 8
4657 - RENIN  (240'), PLASMA 5 3
5135 - Serotonin platelets, plasma EDTA 5 4
5143 - Aldosterone (supine), serum 6 5
5294 - STIMULATION OF ALDOSTERONE (120'), SERUM 6 5
5530 - MELATONINE (MORNING), SALIVA 15 11

Pneumocystis jiroveci (carinii) DNA, biological sample

Delivery Time Modification

Test code: 3080

Effective update from 25/03/2019



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      Delivery term: 7 days
     

        
     
      Delivery term: 8 days
     

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Thursday, March 21, 2019

RhD, zygosity (RhD) screening, total blood

Reference values and Method Modification

Test code: 3760

Effective update from 25/03/2019



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TECHNIQUE: QF-PCR based on the analysis of a fragment of exon 7 of the RHD and RHCE genes.
     

METHOD: QF-PCR    

         
        
TECHNIQUE: Specific amplification and analysis of restriction fragments (PCR-RFLP) of the hybrid box Rhesus Box.

METHOD: PCR-RFLP       
         
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RhD, genotype, total blood

Method Modification

Test code: 3402

Effective update from 25/03/2019



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    PCR-SSO 
     

        
    PCR-SSP          
         

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PORPHYRINS , URINE

Sample Modification

Test code: 5194

Effective update from 22/03/2019



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Send refrigerated sample with pH = 6.0 - 9.0 (Sodium carbonate)
PROTECT FROM THE LIGHT
     

        
Do not adjust the pH of the sample.        
         

PROTECT FROM THE LIGHT        
         
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