September 2019 Test Bulletin

September 12, 2019

Alverno Laboratories announces updates regarding Lupus Anticoagulant Testing, redirecting all testing to ARUP Laboratories as of September 5, 2019. The new Lupus Anticoagulant Reflexive Panel by ARUP employs ISTH criteria, including prescreening tests and mixing studies, enhancing the detection of various inhibitors affecting coagulation. Additionally, starting September 18, 2019, Alverno will adopt revised critical values for lead testing in compliance with CDC guidelines and OSHA Lead Standards, ensuring adherence to updated medical management recommendations for lead exposure.