Laboratory Services

Laboratory Bulletins

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Date Implemented Bulletin Title Zone / Program
2020-03-09 Inherited Thrombophilia Testing Limitations All
Public Health, Genetics, North, Edmonton, Central, Calgary, South
2020-03-09 Edmonton Zone Update Microbiology Requisition - CH-29 Retired All
Public Health, Genetics, North, Edmonton, Central, Calgary, South
2020-03-09 Galactose-1-phosphate quantitation All
Public Health, Genetics, North, Edmonton, Central, Calgary, South
2020-03-09 Change to Format of Lab Bulletin & Forms and Requisition Web Pages All
Public Health, Genetics, North, Edmonton, Central, Calgary, South
2020-03-09 Test Panels for Urine Toxicology Testing Central, Edmonton, North
2020-03-09 Referral of Phenobarbital testing to Calgary Calgary, South
2020-03-06 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) Laboratory Update All
Public Health, Genetics, North, Edmonton, Central, Calgary, South
2020-01-27 Salmonella Serotyping All
Public Health, Genetics, North, Edmonton, Central, Calgary, South
2020-01-17 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) Detected in Wuhan, China All
Public Health, Genetics, North, Edmonton, Central, Calgary, South
2020-01-27 Removal of Neonatal Bilirubin testing from St-Joseph’s Hospital in Vegreville, as well as Daysland, Two Hills & Vermilion Health Centres Edmonton
2020-01-27 Referral of Theophylline testing to Edmonton Edmonton
2020-01-27 Discontinuation of Reverse T3 Test Calgary, South
2020-01-13 The Training of Handling Blood Components and Products for Transfusion Medicine South
2020-02-10 Changes to anti-adrenal cortex autoantibody (21-hydroxylase antibody) testing All
Public Health, Genetics, North, Edmonton, Central, Calgary, South
2020-02-10 New Provincial Requisitions; New Fields to Enable Laboratory Report All
Public Health, Genetics, North, Edmonton, Central, Calgary, South
2020-02-10 Anatomical Pathology Health Care Provider Satisfaction Survey Results All
Public Health, Genetics, North, Edmonton, Central, Calgary, South
2020-02-10 EPIC: Clinical History – Hard Stop Change Edmonton
2020-02-10 Screening for Shiga Toxin Producing Escherichia coli (E. coli) Central
2020-02-10 Referral of Urine Drug Screen Testing Calgary
2020-02-10 Handling Blood Components and Products Dispensed in Blood Transport Boxes South
2020-02-10 The Training of Handling Blood Components and Products for Transfusion Medicine - Revised South
2020-02-10 Blood Storage Refrigerator at TBCC Calgary
2020-02-24 Removal of ferritin, LH and FSH testing from St-Mary’s Hospital Laboratory Central
2020-02-24 Blood Storage Refrigerator at CSS Calgary
2020-02-24 Blood Storage Refrigerator at FMC Unit 57A Calgary
2020-03-11 Laboratory Bulletin – Change to Community Influenza Testing All
Public Health, Genetics, North, Edmonton, Central, Calgary, South
2020-03-23 Discontinuation of Breast Implant Notification Letter Calgary
2020-03-23 Discontinuation of Maternal Immune Anti-A/B Testing Calgary
2020-03-23 Transfer of Tests from MitogenDx to APL in Calgary Calgary
2020-03-19 Interim Recommendations for COVID-19 Sample Collection All
Public Health, Genetics, North, Edmonton, Central, Calgary, South
2020-03-25 Cessation of Routine Laboratory & Fecal Immunochemical Testing (FIT) Testing All
Public Health, Genetics, North, Edmonton, Central, Calgary, South
2020-03-25 Changes to Routine HBV, HCV and HIV Viral Load Testing All
Public Health, Genetics, North, Edmonton, Central, Calgary, South