Clinical Updates

Allergen Test Changes

Bacterial Vaginosis by Scored Gram Stain

Bordetella pertussis Regan Lowe Collection Media

C difficile PCR

CBC Nomenclature Change

Celiac Disease Reflex Panel

Changes to Drug Confirmation, Urine, Amphetamine Testing

Changes to LAP Stain Testing

Changes to RBC Urinalysis Reporting

Changes to Serum Methylmalonic Acid Testing

Changes to Tacrolimus Testing

Chemistry Tests in Body Fluids

Clinical Update - CoPan Flocked Swabs - Sept 2012

D-dimer reporting

Dianon Urostone 24 Urine Collection Requirements

Digital Breast Tomosynthesis

Enterovirus and Respiratory Virus Testing 

Epstein-Barr Virus Antibody Panels

Hepatitis C Virus Genotype Testing Update

HLA and Platelet Antibody Testing

HPV with 16 18 Genotype Clinical Update

HIV 3rd Generation Temporary Testing Changes

Ionized Calcium Testing Guidelines-Providence Seaside Hospital Laboratory

Malaria Clinical Update-Medford

Measle Antibodies

Methotrexate testing

Molecular Testing for Common Bacterial Stool Pathogens to Replace Conventional Stool Culture in 2016

Mump Virus Antibody

Neonate Testing for Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV)

New Lipid Panel

New Molecular Test for C diff (Illumigene C. difficile)-Southern Oregon

New Screening Cultures and PCR Tests for MRSA and MSSA

Platelet Function Testing Clinical Update for Medford

Prosigna Breast Cancer Prognostic Gene Signature Assay

Providence Seaside to Upgrade Microbiology Service

QuantiFERON-TB® Gold In-Tube test (QFT): Indeterminate Results

QuantiFERON-TB® Gold In-Tube test (QFT-GIT): Quantitative Reporting

Respiratory Pathogen Testing Update (2015-2016 current version)

Respiratory Virus Testing (2014-2015 version)

Respiratory Virus Testing Guidelines (2014-2015 version)

Specimen Acceptability Requirements

Specimen Retention

Staphylococci in Blood Cultures

Stool Specimen Quality Issues

Tacrolimus temporarily discontinuing in-house testing

Test Choices for Tay Sachs Disease


Thyroglobulin, Thyroglobulin Antibody, and Thyroid Peroxidase Antibody (TPO) testing

Toxoplasma gondii IgG and IgM Antibody Testing Update


Trichomonas Antigen - Newberg

Trichomonas Antigen, Gram Stain replace Wet Mount test

Troponin Notification


Vaginal Pathogen Panel by DNA Probe

Viral Transport Media (VTM) containers

Vitamin D Reference Range