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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).

Core #159 December 11, 2019 Critical Calcium Threshold Lowered
Core #158 December 10, 2019 Discontinuation of Alkali Denaturation Test (APT) in UNC Special Hematology Laboratory
Micro #186 December 3, 2019 Changes in Laboratory Orders for Vaginitis
Core #157 November 25, 2019 Discontinuation of Caffeine Testing at UNC
Core #156 November 4, 2019 Serum Free Light Chain Testing
Core #155 October 24, 2019 Changes in ALT Testing
MolePath #30 October 17, 2019 Method Change for Factor V Leiden (F5) and Factor II (F2) Mutation Testing
Admin #86 October 10, 2019 Change in Directorships in Hematopathology
Coag #28 September 27, 2019 Chromogenic Factor VIII
MolePath #29 August 29, 2019

New Test - Breast Cancer Prognostic Gene Signature Assay (Prosigna) at UNCH

TMS #72 August 21, 2019

A New Platelet Product Coming to UNC Hospitals

Admin #85 August 2, 2019

Provider Orders for Add-On Pathology Stain/Additional Testing

Core #154 July 30, 2019

In-house Testing for Everolimus and Sirolimus Effective July 29, 2019

Core #153 July 1, 2019

Changes to PSA Ordering

Core #152 June 26, 2019

Changes in Special Chemistry Lab Test Menu

Core #151 June 24, 2019

Temporary Send Out of Everolimus and Sirolimus Testing

Core #150 June 7, 2019

Method Changing for Calculating eGFR

Core #149 June 7, 2019

Changes in Ethanol Testing at UNC Hospital

Micro #185 May 28, 2019

Laboratory Diagnosis of Respiratory Pathogens - CHANGES IN TESTING

MolePath #28 May 20, 2019

Discontinuation of Mutation Testing for Medium Chain ACYL-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency (MCAD) at UNC

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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