ARCHIVED LABORATORY BULLETINS

2006

West Nile Virus Testing in Winter (# 2006-9)

Notification of changes to our West Nile Virus (WNV) testing during the off-season.
Read More...

Guide to Services Update (# 2006-8)

Notification of an updated version of the Guide to Services (Version 2.0).
Read More...

Server Repair Impact (# 2006-7)

On Saturday, July 8th, 2006 from 1800h-2400h our Laboratory Information System servers will be taken off line for emergency repairs.
Read More...

Server Repair Impact (# 2006-6)

On Saturday, June 24, 2006 from 1800h-2400h our Laboratory Information System servers will be taken off line for emergency repairs.
Read More...

Changes in specimen collection devices- Flocked nasopharyngeal swabs and Universal Transport Medium (# 2006-5)

Effective August 1, 2006, Changes will be made to the collection devices supplied by the Provincial Laboratory.
Read More...

West Nile Virus Diagnostic Testing (# 2006-4)

As of June 1st, 2006, we have ramped up our West Nile Virus diagnostic testing at the ProvLab.
Read More...

Change to Microbiologist On Call Pager for ProvLab in Calgary Alberta              (# 2006-3)

The ProvLab in Calgary is discontinuing using the pager number 403-268-7210 to contact the Microbiologist on Call.
Read More...

Server Relocation Impact (# 2006-2)

On Saturday, April 29, 2006 from 1800h-2400h our Laboratory Information System servers will be relocated to an environmentally controlled, off-site location.
Read More...

Testing for Botulinum toxin and Culture for Clostridium botulinum (# 2006-1)

Effective March 20, 2006, testing for the detection of Botulinum toxin or culture for Clostridium botulinum will be discontinued at the Provincial Laboratory for Public Health (Microbiology)[ProvLab] and referred to the Botulism Reference Service (BRS) in Ottawa.
Read More...



Privacy | Contact Us