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Recent Numbered Memos

Recent Numbered Memos

Significant changes pertaining to test performance or availability, or to Administrative functions within the McLendon Clinical Laboratories and the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine are announced via departmental Numbered Memos which are distributed throughout the Hospitals and Health Care System.

These memos also will be made available at this site in Portable Document Format (.pdf files).

Micro #179 August 13, 2018

QuantiFERON-TB Gold Plus Testing

TMS #71 (Rev) July 31, 2018

Scheduled Downtime for UNCHCS Transfusion Medicine Services' Computer System - August 14, 2018

Micro #178 July 5, 2018

Temporary Send Out of All Plasma EBV Viral Load Testing at UNC McLendon Clinical Laboratories

Core #145 June 25, 2018 Artifactually reduced aPTT due to Emicizumab (trade name Hemlibra)
Core #144 May 16, 2018 2018 Normal Range Changes for Coagulation Testing New Reagent Lots
Core #143 April 24, 2018 Changes to Hemoglobin A1c Reference Range
Micro #177 April 19, 2018 Changes to the BK Viral Load Testing Performed on Blood and Urine at UNCH
MolePath #24 March 15, 2018 Changes to FLT3 Testing in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Core #142 February 26, 2018 Safety Communication on Biotin Interference with Select Laboratory Tests
Core #141 February 8, 2018 Changes in CSF Oligoclonal Banding Order
Autopsy #7 February 8, 2018 Updated North Carolina Vital Records Death Certificate Forms
Core #140 February 1, 2018 New In-House Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT)
Core #139 January 5, 2018 Changes to 25-Hydroxy Vitamin D Testing

For listings of McLendon Clinical Laboratories & Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine numbered memos see Numbered Memo Archive. For Numbered Memos prior to January 1, 2008 - contact McLendon Clinical Laboratories Administration Office

Reviewed by christopher parker on October 12, 2017

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

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