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. 15, 2017

August 2017 Test Bulletin

Discontinued Obsolete Tests -- ACL Laboratories Offers Growth Hormone Panel and Additional Draws -- Prenatal Testing Guide -- First Trimester Prenatal Screen (Test Order Code FTPSCN) Update -- New Referral Testing Order Codes -- Referral Testing Order Code Inactivations and Modifications -- Phospholipid Antibody Panel (Test Order Code APLPNL) Update -- Neonatal HSV Screen (Test Order Code ... Read more

aug. 03, 2017

Flu Data

Flu Data for ACL Lab updated 08/02/2017 by LJM Read more

jul. 05, 2017

July 2017 Test Bulletin

Transport Temperature and Performed Days Changes for Cardiolipin Antibody Testing -- Chlamydophila pneumoniae by PCR, Mycoplasma pneumoniae by PCR, and Legionella pneumophila by PCR specimen requirement modifications Read more

jun. 16, 2017

June 2017 Test Bulletin

Prostate Cancer Screening: Should you get a Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) Test? -- Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) Reference Range Change -- Re-standardization of Insulin (INSUFR) Testing -- HDL Cholesterol Flagging Range Update -- Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN) Update – Mandatory Use of New ABN Form Read more

jun. 15, 2017

Important Announcement ABN Form Update

The ABN, Form CMS-R-131, and form instructions has been updated. While there are no changes to the form itself, providers should note the added expiration date on the form. The new version of the ABN form expires March 2020. Clients are expected to exclusively use the new version of the ... Read more