LABORATORY BULLETINS 2016

Change of the Confirmatory Test for Syphilis (November 24, 2016)

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Update on Enterovirus EV-D68, Acute Flaccid Paralysis and Severe Respiratory Infection (November 9, 2016)

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Change in Reporting of Treponema pallidum Particle Agglutination (TPPA) Assay Results (October 13, 2016)

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Global Emergence of Candida auris Infections (October 4, 2016)

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Update on Testing for Zika, Dengue and Chikungunya Viruses (September 28, 2016)

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Specimen Acceptance Policy for STI Testing (August 2, 2016)

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Understanding HIV Testing Requirements (July 27, 2016)

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Implementation of RIDA®GENE Bordetella Assay at ProvLab (July 21, 2016)

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Update on Testing for Zika, Dengue and Chikungunya Viruses(May 20, 2016)

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Transition to New Zoonotic Serology Requisition - FINAL REMINDER of Notice to Change of 1st June 2016 (May 20, 2016)

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Hepatitis C Virus Testing for Blood and Body Fluid Exposure Incidents (May 20, 2016)

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New HIV Diagnostic Algorithm (May 17, 2016)

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2015 ANTIBIOGRAM FOR UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA HOSPITAL (April 29, 2016)

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Interpreting Antifungal Susceptibility of Candida Species that Lack Clinical Breakpoints (March 8, 2016)

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Revised Requisition for Reference Organism Submissions and MRSA Isolate Submissions (March 3, 2016)

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Transition to New Zoonotic Serology Requisition - Three Month Interim Period of Notice to Change (February 25, 2016)

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Implementation of a New EBV Quantitative PCR Assay at ProvLab (February 18, 2016)

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Update on Laboratory Testing for Zika Virus in Pregnant Females (February 10, 2016)

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ProvLab Implementation of Campylobacter jejuni Surveillance for FoodNet (February 10, 2016)

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Availability of Laboratory Testing for Zika Virus (February 1, 2016)

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Update on Laboratory Testing for Patients Under Investigation for Ebola Virus (January 11, 2016)

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LABORATORY BULLETINS 2015

Submitting Campylobacter Isolates to ProvLab (December 10, 2015)

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Change in Reporting Lyme Disease (Borrelia burgdorferi, afzelii and garinii)Serology Results (September 9, 2015)

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Broadening of Detection of WNV by PCR to Include all Lineages (September 2, 2015)

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Update to ProvLab Guide to Services (August 27, 2015)

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Changes to Testing of Gastroenteritis Virus (August 13, 2015)

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Screening for CPO (Carbapenemase Producing Organisms; Previously Referred to as CRE - Carbapenemase Resistant Enterobacteriaceae) (August 11, 2015)

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Detection of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis and Rifampin Resistance in M. Tuberculosis(August 10, 2015)

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Hepatitis C Genotyping REVISED(August 6, 2015)

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2014 Antibiogram for University of Alberta Hospital(July 30, 2015)

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Laboratory Guidance on Testing for Emerging Respiratory Viruses at ProvLab in Patients with Severe Acute Respiratory Infections (SARI) (June 18, 2015)

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Cessation of Phoneing Influenza A/B Positive Results on Hospitalized Patients to Patient Wards (June 1, 2015)

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West Nile Virus Diagnostic Testing - Update for 2015 (May 28, 2015)

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West Nile Virus Screening 2015 (May 28, 2015)

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Update on Enterovirus (Including Enterovirus EV-D68) Testing Strategy for Severe Cases of Respiratory Illness (March 5, 2015)

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Molecular Serotyping for Salmonella (February 18, 2015)

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New SCM Order for Laboratory Investigation of Blood and Bodily Fluid Exposure (February 12, 2015)

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