Important Announcements

ACL Laboratories continuously strives to provide the best laboratory services possible. Our Test Bulletins and Important Announcements include information regarding new test offerings, changes in test procedures, reference range changes, or modifications in specimen collection protocol and/or new specimen collection devices.

nov. 30, 2022

ACL Discontinues Use of Hologic Aptima Tubes for SARS-CoV-2, Influenza and RSV Testing

Effective Monday, December 12, 2022, the Hologic Aptima® tube / collection devices will only be accepted for “2019 Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) PCR (Test Order Code LAB10635).

The Hologic Aptima® Multitest Collection Devices (orange label) and Hologic Aptima® Direct Load Tubes (huckleberry/lavender label) will no longer be accepted for the following tests:
• Rapid SARS-CoV-2 by PCR (Test Order Code LAB10644)
• COVID/FLU by PCR (Test Order Code LAB10889)
• COVID/FLU/RSV Panel (Test Order Code LAB10789)

Last updated Nov. 30, 2022