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.

oct. 13, 2017

Flu Data

Flu Data for ACL Lab updated 10/13/2017 by LJM Read more

oct. 05, 2017

October 2017 Test Bulletin

ACL Laboratories Releases First In-House Assay Utilizing Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) -- ACL Laboratories Offers New Test Solid Tumor Mutation Panel 15 By Next Gen Sequencing (Test Order Code STMP15) -- ACL Laboratories Offers New Reflex Urine Electrophoresis Tests (Test Order Codes UPERRX and UPETRX 24) -- ACL Laboratories Offers New Test for ... Read more

sep. 08, 2017

Important Announcement -- Flow Cytometry -- WI Only

As described in the ACL Laboratories Directory of Services, the Flow Basic Panel (Test Order Code TXFBP) is not performed on blood specimens and instead, the specific disease-associated panel should be ordered. These other panels contain all the markers found in the Flow Basic Panel, plus additional markers that are ... Read more

sep. 08, 2017

Important Announcement -- Collection of Ascites and Peritoneal Fluid Specimens -- Hospitals Only

Current microbiology and Infectious Disease Society of America guidelines for collection and culture of ascites or peritoneal fluid indicate that it is acceptable to inoculate specimens at the bedside or within the laboratory provided the specimens are transported quickly. This is one of the few specimen types where direct inoculation ... Read more

sep. 08, 2017

September 2017 Test Bulletin

Pregnancy Test Serum Qualitative (Test Order Code SHCG) Update -- pH, Urine by Meter (Test Order Code PHM) Update -- Obsolete Tests Discontinued -- New Referral Testing Order Codes -- ACL Laboratories Offers Spinal Muscular Atrophy Copy Number Analysis (Test Order Code SMACNA) for Constitutional Specimens -- Tube Type Changes for Collection of Clinical Lead ... Read more