test updates

When changes are made to testing requirements, methodologies, etc., Wisconsin Diagnostic Laboratories strives to keep you informed as soon as possible so we can provide the highest quality service to you.  To open documents, simply click on the link for more information.

 

 

Effective March 15, 2019, WDL will only accept the H. pylori BreathTek collection kit.

 

Effective February 20, 2019, WDL will update reference ranges for electrolytes reported in the Code 4 (Medical Emergency) Panel.

 

Effective February 4, 2019, WDL will transition to a new test method for Thyroglobulin and Thyroglobulin Antibodies testing.

 

Effective January 30, 2019, WDL will implement a new culture order, specifically for the isolation and identification of Helicobacter pylori from gastric biopsy specimens, H. pylori Culture.

 

Effective January 16, 2019, WDL will implement a new test for Whole Blood Electrolytes.

 

Effective January 16, 2019, WDL will begin performing Beta-Hydroxybutyrate testing in-house.

 

Effective January 16, 2019, WDL is replacing the 3-tube QuantiFERON TB Gold test with the 4-Tube QuantiFERON TB Gold Plus test.  EFFECTIVE DATE IS DELAYED TO MARCH 2019.  PLEASE REFER TO QUANTIFERON TB TESTING UPDATE.

 

WDL is updating Allergy Test Panel offerings.

 

Effective January 3, 2019, WDL has a  Factor XIII Testing Update.