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, such as reference range changes, or modifications in specimen collection protocol and/or new specimen collection devices.

aug. 28, 2018

September 2018 Test Bulletin

ALA Dehydratase, Whole Blood (Test Order Code ALADWB) -- Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time (Test Order Code APTT) Reference Range Changes -- Cyanide, Blood (Test Order Code CYANID) Read more

jul. 30, 2018

August 2018 Test Bulletin

Cyclospora Outbreak -- ACL Announces New Test NT proBNP (Test Order Code NTPBNP) -- Prenatal Maternal Serum Aneuploidy Screening Updates -- ACL Announces New Test, Testosterone Free and Total, Bioavailable & SHBG, Male (Test Order Code TSTFPB) -- Potential Sulfasalazine Interference with Routine Chemistry Tests -- ACL Laboratories Discontinues Campylobacter Antigen Test (Test Order Code CAMPAG ... Read more

jul. 09, 2018

July 2018 Test Bulletin

Quantiferon-TB Gold Plus, Blood (Test Order Code QUANTP) Test Update -- ACL Implements New Policy for Handling Specimens with Non-ACL Requisitions -- Specimen Identification and Labeling -- New Medicare Cards: Medicare Beneficiary ID (MBI) Final Reminders -- Change in Reporting for Clostridium difficile Toxin, PCR; C. difficile by DNA Amplification (Bay Area Medical Center ... Read more

jun. 15, 2018

June 2018 Test Bulletin

Quantiferon-TB Gold Plus, Blood (Test Order Code QUANTP) Test Update -- New Medicare Cards: Medicare Beneficiary ID (MBI) Final Reminders -- ACL Implements New Policy for Handling Specimens with Non-ACL Requisitions -- Specimen Identification and Labeling -- Bartonella PCR (Test Order Code BARPCR) -- 17 Hydroxypregnenolone (Test Order Code HPREG) -- JC Virus by PCR (Test ... Read more

may. 07, 2018

May 2018 Test Bulletin

ACL Laboratories Implements Changes to Specimen Collection Requirements for Women’s Health SwabOne™ Panels (Test Order Codes: SWOEXT, SWOPNL, SWOBV, SWOCN, and SWOMU) -- United Healthcare’s Revision to Laboratory Services Policy -- Prostate Specific Antigen, Total with Reflex to Free PSA -- ACL Laboratories Announces a New Test Order Code for Celiac ... Read more