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Reynaldo Avila

4 Plex FLUVID Updates

Please note, effective July 18th, 2024, the Orange Hologic Aptima Multitest Swab will no longer be an acceptablesample type for COVID-19, FLU and RSV testing. This affects the following orderables:SARS-CoV-2, NAA • LAB17010Covid-19 Plus Flu A/B/RSV LAB17011 Viral Transport Media (VTM) and…

FISH for Chromosomes 13/18/21

UF Health Pathology Laboratories is pleased to announce the launch of FISH forchromosomes 13/18/21 for suspicion or confirmation of trisomy in blood specimens(LAB5851 in EPIC). FISH for trisomy 13 or 18 will be treated as STAT (1 business dayturnaround time) and trisomy 21 will be treated as…

Unintentional Instrumentation Bias

On April 24th and April 25th, UFHPL Core Lab experienced an unintentional instrumentation bias for two of our assays, Sodium and Chloride; which have now been corrected.

New In House Testing

Dear Clients, We are happy to announce that we have brought testosterone and total T4 assays in house.  You will now experience results in 1-3 days…

New In-House Testing: Serum Protein Electrophoresis, Immunofixation Electrophoresis, and Immunotyping

https://pathlabs.ufl.edu/wordpress/files/2023/06/168790AB_6.28.23-PATHOLOGY_ElectrophoresisImmunotyping_AnnouncementFlyer_v1.pdf UF Health Pathology Laboratories is excited to announce that we are now performing serum protein electrophoresis, immunofixation electrophoresis, and immunotyping in house! Expect a turnaround time of 4-6 days. The methods have been verified against the manufacturer’s claims and we have found them to be accurate and precise.

UF Health Pathology Laboratories Urogenital Health Testing

UF Health Pathology Laboratories is happy to announce that it is adding additional Urogenital Health testing to its current molecular test offerings. For ease of collection, these tests and panels have been validated for submission using the Aptima Multi-Test Swab Collection Kit. Additional Tests/Panels Added: Candida Vaginosis and Trichomonas Vaginalis…