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Urgent Provider Notification Regarding Ascension Cyber Event

May 2024 Test Bulletin

May 13, 2024

The May 2024 Test Bulletin from Alverno Laboratories includes several important updates. The Extended Urine Drug Confirmation Panel has been updated, and detailed information is available on page 2. Alverno Laboratories is also excited to announce the launch of a new and improved website designed for ease of use and navigation, with features like a 'fast topic' menu, a 'super' menu dropdown for healthcare professionals, and an emergency alert section. Additionally, a new test for Prion Disease, 14-3-3 Protein, CSF, is now available in Soft Lab and Atlas LIS systems. At the same time, certain COVID-related tests will be discontinued, replaced by more specific tests for SARS-CoV-2 antibodies. There is also an update to the reference range for Methylmalonic Acid testing effective June 24, 2024, and changes to acceptable specimen types for several tests, ensuring greater flexibility and accuracy in diagnostic procedures.