Wednesday, July 24, 2024

HELICOBACTER PYLORI IgM ANTIBODIES, SERUM

Test reactivation

Test code: 2082
Mnemonic code: HPM

Effective update from 24/07/2024


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Friday, July 19, 2024

FACTOR II TUMORAL NECROSIS (TNF- alfa) , SERUM

Method and Reference Values Modification

Test code: 2262
Mnemonic code: TNFA

Effective update from 22/07/2024




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Method: Chemiluminiscence 


Reference Values:
Less than 8.1 pg/mL
* Source: PNT, Insert
     
Version of Test: 7
     

Method: Enzyme Immunoassay         

         
Reference Values: 
4.6 pg/ml - 12.4 pg/mL      
* Source: PNT, insert      

Version of Test: 8
     

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EPSTEIN BARR-VCA IgM ANTIBODIES (IFA), SERUM

 Erased Test 


Test code: 7324
Mnemonic code: EBMI

Effective update from 29/07/2024

Discontinued tests due to discontinuation in reagent supply

Alternative test: 954- ANTICORPOS IgM ANTI EPSTEIN-BARR [VCA], SORO (EBM)

CISTINURIA · PREPL, SLC3A1, SLC7A9 · MLPA

New Test in NOÛS Catalog

Test Code: 10083

Sample:
Whole blood - EDTA(5 ml)
Conservation:
Refrigerated
Method:
Multiplex Ligation-dependent Probe Amplification-MLPA
Set Up Days:
Daily
Delivery term:
22 days

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EPSTEIN BARR-VCA IgG ANTIBODIES (IFA), SERUM

 Erased Test 


Test code: 7323
Mnemonic code: EBGI

Effective update from 29/07/2024

Discontinued tests due to discontinuation in reagent supply

Alternative test: 953- ANTICORPOS IgG ANTI EPSTEIN-BARR [VCA], SORO (EBG)

Parainfluenza 2 Antibodies IgG, Serum

Temporarily discontinued Test


Test code: 7318
Mneumonic code: PI2G

Effective update from 29/07/2024

Temporarily discontinued test due to discontinuation in reagent supply

Parainfluenza 2 Antibodies IgM, Serum

Temporarily discontinued Test

Test code: 7319
Mneumonic code: PARAI

Effective update from 29/07/2024

Temporarily discontinued test due to discontinuation in reagent supply


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PNEUMOCOCCUS IgG ANTIBODIES, SERUM

Reference Values Modification

Test code: 3424
Mnemonic code: ASTR

Effective update from 22/07/2024




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Reference Values:
         
Minimum protector level: 3.3 µg/mL


* In POSITIVE IgG, we recommend a second collection at 2-3 weeks of the first to evaluate the kinetics of antibody production.
     
* This test measures antibodies against the 23 polysaccharide components of the pneumococcal vaccine and is used to assess the efficacy of immunization
Serotypes: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6B, 7F, 8, 9N, 9V, 10A, 11A, 12F, 14, 15B, 17F, 18C, 19A, 19F, 20, 22F, 23F, 33F.
     
     

Version of Test: 7
     

Reference Values:  
    
Limit of quantification: 3.3 µg/mL   

     
* In POSITIVE IgG, we recommend a second collection at 2-3 weeks of the first to evaluate the kinetics of antibody production.
     
* This test measures antibodies against the 23 polysaccharide components of the pneumococcal vaccine and is used to assess the efficacy of immunization
Serotypes: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6B, 7F, 8, 9N, 9V, 10A, 11A, 12F, 14, 15B, 17F, 18C, 19A, 19F, 20, 22F, 23F, 33F.
             
  
     
Version of Test: 8
     


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HEPATITIS C VIRUS (HCV) RNA GENOTYPE, PLASMA

Method, Sample and Reference values Modification

Test code: 2508
Mnemonic: EGEN

Effective update from 29/07/2024




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Method: Multiplex PCR/RT-PCR

Alternative Sample: Frozen serum

Reference Values:      
Identified subtypes: 1a, 1b, 2, 3a, 4, 5 and 6.

Detection limit: 1000 copies/mL     

Version of Test: 15
     
Method: Real Time PCR     
         
Alternative Sample: Frozen serum is not accepted
         
Reference Values:    
Identified subtypes: 1, 1a, 2(2a/2b), 3, 4, 5a and 6 
Detection limit: 500 IU/mL   

Version of Test: 16
     

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ENTERO VIRUS (COXSACKIE A9) IgG ANTIBODIES, CSF

Erased Test 

Test code: 7684
Mnemonic code: COXGCR

Effective update from 29/07/2024

Discontinued tests due to discontinuation in reagent supply

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ENTERO VIRUS (COXSACKIE A9) IgM ANTIBODIES, CSF

Erased Test

Test code: 7685
Mnemonic code: COXMCR

Effective update from 29/07/2024

Discontinued tests due to discontinuation in reagent supply


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Pneumocystis jiroveci (carinii) DNA, biological sample

Description, Method, Samples, Result format Modification and Delivey Time

Test code: 3080
Previous mnemonic code; DNPJ
New mnemonic code:  DNAPJ

Effective update from 29/07/2024




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Description:Pneumocystis jiroveci (carinii)DNA, biological sample

Samples:
Sputum, bronchoalveolar lavage, bronchoaspirates, pharyngeal exudates, biopsy, EDTA whole blood



Method: Nested PCR

Result Format:       
R1 Result

     

Delivery time: 8 days      
     
Version of Test: 13
     

Description: PNEUMOCYSTIS JIROVECII DNA, BIOLOGICAL SAMPLE

Samples (refrigerated stability: 48h/frozen stability: 1 month):
- 2 mL of sputum
- 2 mL of bronchoalveolar lavage
- Lung tissue biopsy

Method: Real-Time- PCR

Result Format: 
R1 Sample
R2 Result    
         
         
Delivery time: 3 days

Version of Test: 14
     


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BUPRENORPHINE CONFIRMATION (LC-MS/MS), HAIR

New Test in NOÛS Catalog

Test Code: 10081

Sample:
HAIR
Conservation:
Room temperature
Method:
Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Set Up Days:
Daily
Delivery term:
10 days

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Thursday, July 18, 2024

ENTERO VIRUS (COXSACKIE B1-6) IgG ANTIBODIES, CSF

Erased Test

Test code: 7681
Mnemonic code: ACABG

Effective update from  29/07/2024


Discontinued tests due to discontinuation in reagent supply


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ENTERO VIRUS (COXSACKIE B1-6) IgM ANTIBODIES, CSF

Erased Test

Test code: 7682
Mnemonic code: ACABM

Effective update from 29/07/2024

Discontinued tests due to discontinuation in reagent supply


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Monday, July 15, 2024

ONCONEURONAL AND INTRACELULAR NEURONAL ANTIBODIES (Hu, Ri, Yo, CV2 (CRMP5), Ma2/Ma, Ampiphysin, Tr (DNER),ZIC4, SOX1, GAD, GFAP, AK5), SERUM

Description  Modification

Test code: 8998
Mnemonic: AONMBSU

Effective update from 17/07/2024




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ONCONEURONAL AND INTRACELULAR NEURONAL ANTIBODIES (Hu, Ri, Yo, CV2 (CRMP5), Ma2/Ma, Ampiphysin, Tr (DNER),ZIC4, SOX1, GAD, GFAP, AK5), SERUM     
 
    
Version of Test: 28
     

Description:        
         
ONCONEURONAL AND INTRACELULAR NEURONAL ANTIBODIES (Hu, Ri, Yo, CV2 (CRMP5), Ma2/Ma, Ampiphysin, Tr (DNER),ZIC4, SOX1, GAD, GFAP, AK5,PCA2), SERUM       
     
Version of Test: 29
     

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ONCONEURONAL AND INTRACELULAR NEURONAL ANTIBODIES (Hu, Ri, Yo, CV2 (CRMP5), Ma2/Ma, Ampiphysin, Tr (DNER),ZIC4, SOX1, GAD, GFAP, AK5), CSF

Description Modification

Test code: 4887
Mnemonic: AONMBLA

Effective update from 17/07/2024




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ONCONEURONAL AND INTRACELULAR NEURONAL ANTIBODIES (Hu, Ri, Yo, CV2 (CRMP5), Ma2/Ma, Ampiphysin, Tr (DNER),ZIC4, SOX1, GAD, GFAP, AK5), CSF     
     
     
Version of Test: 24
     

Description:       
         
ONCONEURONAL AND INTRACELULAR NEURONAL ANTIBODIES (Hu, Ri, Yo, CV2 (CRMP5), Ma2/Ma, Ampiphysin, Tr (DNER),ZIC4, SOX1, GAD, GFAP, AK5, PCA2), CSF      
     

Version of Test: 25
     

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NEURONAL ANTIBODIES (NMDAR, AMPAR, GABABR, LGI1, CASPR2, GABAAR, mGluR1, mGluR2, mGluR5, DPPX, IGLON5, Neurexin), SERUM

Description Modification

Test code: 8999
Mnemonic: ASNSU

Effective update from 17/07/2024




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NEURONAL ANTIBODIES (NMDAR, AMPAR, GABABR, LGI1, CASPR2, GABAAR, mGluR1, mGluR2, mGluR5, DPPX, IGLON5, Neurexin), SERUM  
     

Version of Test: 32
     

        
Description:
         
NEURONAL ANTIBODIES (NMDAR, AMPAR, GABABR, LGI1, CASPR2, GABAAR, mGluR1, mGluR2, mGluR5, DPPX, IGLON5, Neurexin,GluK2, SEZ6L2 ), SERUM         
     
Version of Test: 33
     

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NEURONAL ANTIBODIES (NMDAR, AMPAR, GABABR, LGI1, CASPR2, GABAAR, mGluR1, mGluR2, mGluR5, DPPX, IGLON5, Neurexin), CSF

Description Modification

Test code: 1751
Mnemonic: ASNMB

Effective update from 17/07/2024




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NEURONAL ANTIBODIES (NMDAR, AMPAR, GABABR, LGI1, CASPR2, GABAAR, mGluR1, mGluR2, mGluR5, DPPX, IGLON5, Neurexin), CSF        
      
     
Version of Test: 33
     

Description: 

NEURONAL ANTIBODIES (NMDAR, AMPAR, GABABR, LGI1, CASPR2, GABAAR, mGluR1, mGluR2, mGluR5, DPPX, IGLON5, Neurexin, GluK2, SEZ6L2), CSF     
     
 
Version of Test: 34
     

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THIOCYANATES, SERUM

Method and Reference values Modification

Test code: 6012
Mnemonic: TIOS

Effective update from 22/07/2024




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Method: Ion Exchange Chromatography

Reference Values:        
Non smokers : Less than 2 mg/L
Smokers : Less than 10 mg/L
B.E.I: 20 mg/L
     
   





 
 

Version of Test: 3
     

Method: Spectrophotometry       
         
         
Reference Values:        
Non smokers: 1-4 mg/L
Smokers: 3-12 mg/L
Therapeutic values Nitroprusside: 5-30 mg/L
Toxicity Nitroprusside: >35 mg/L  

      
Source:  M. Schulz, A. Schmoldt, H. Andresen-Streichert, S. Iwersen-Bergmann. Revisited: Therapeutic and toxic blood concentrations of more than 1,100 drugs and other xenobiotics. Critical Care 2020 
   
Version of Test: 4
     

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Friday, July 12, 2024

ÁCIDO GAMMA-HIDROXIBUTÍRICO CONFIRMACIÓN (LC-MS/MS), ORINA

New Test in NOÛS Catalog

Test Code: 10080

Sample:
Urine (10 ml)
Conservation:
Frozen
Method:
Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Set Up Days:
Daily
Delivery term:
7 days

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Thursday, July 11, 2024

PROTEINA TAU FOSFORILADA 217, PLASMA

Reference values Modification

Test code: 10030
Previous mnemonic code:  PTAU217
New mnemonic code: PT21

Effective update from 22/07/2024




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      Result Format:
      R1 Attache report

      Reference Values
      Attached report
     
     



      Version of Test: 25
     

        
 Result Format
 R1 pg/mL
 R2 Interpretation

 Reference Values
Note: The cutoff points applied are between 0.17 pg/mL and 0.45 pg/mL for diagnostic sensitivity and specificity higher than 95%.      
         
     
      Version of Test: 26
     

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THIOCYANATES, URINE

 Sample, Result format amb Reference values Modification

Test code: 6056
Previous mnemonic code: TIOC
New mnemonic code: TIOOC

Effective update from 22/07/2024




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Sample: End of day urine
       
Result format:
R1  mg/g creatinine
R2 mg/L


Reference values:
Non-smokers: Less than 2.5 mg/g creatinine
Smokers (One package): 10 mg/g creatinine
B.E.I.(F.T.): 20 mg/g creatinine
     
     

Version of Test: 8
     

          
Sample: Urine         
         
Result format:
R1 mg/L         
     
      

Reference Values:
Non-smokers: 1-4 mg/L
Smokers: 7-17 mg/L

Source: Disposition of Toxic Drugs and Chemicals in Man; Ninth Edition. Autor: Ph.d. Baselt, Randall C.

Version of Test: 9
     


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