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MONKEY POX (ORTHOPOXVIRUS), DNA, PCR

As of 7/24/2022, AdventHealth Orlando Laboratory is providing a test for Monkey Pox (Orthopoxvirus) by PCR. This sensitive test detects members of the orthopoxviruses, including monkeypox virus and vaccinia virus.

By |2022-08-15T12:52:50+00:00August 15th, 2022|Laboratory Bulletins, News|Comments Off on MONKEY POX (ORTHOPOXVIRUS), DNA, PCR

VAGINAL PATHOGENS PANEL

As of February 17, 2022 AdventHealth Laboratory will be offering a rapid and comprehensive vaginal multiplex PCR panel. The Collection/Transport device GeneXpert Vaginal Collection swab can also be used to perform Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae

By |2022-02-14T16:03:31+00:00February 14th, 2022|Laboratory Bulletins, News|Comments Off on VAGINAL PATHOGENS PANEL

Troponin Test Changes

On November 10, 2021 AdventHealth Laboratory will start performing High Sensitive Troponin T (Gen 5) assay replacing the current Troponin (Gen 4) assay.

By |2021-11-22T14:05:46+00:00November 22nd, 2021|Laboratory Bulletins, News|Comments Off on Troponin Test Changes

VAGINAL PATHOGENS PANEL – SWAB CHANGE – Test Code: VAGPZ

AdventHealth Lab is announcing that starting November 15, 2021 the Vaginal Pathogen Panel assay will be performed with a more sensitive transcription-mediated amplification (TMA) assay. This change requires the use of a new collection swab. The Vaginitis Panel by TMA provides greater sensitivity, enables a single swab collection for multiple STI tests and has a longer stability to facilitate retesting if necessary.

By |2021-11-05T18:20:58+00:00November 5th, 2021|Laboratory Bulletins, News|Comments Off on VAGINAL PATHOGENS PANEL – SWAB CHANGE – Test Code: VAGPZ

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