Test request protocols

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Changes to Aotea Pathology protocols for reporting critically abnormal results

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Introduced: April 2014

Infectious diarrhoea update

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Introduced: February 2014

Think first before ordering Vitamin B12 Testing

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Introduced: January 2014

Expiry of laboratory request forms, Change to ESR test request protocol

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Introduced: December 2013

Rollout of Harmonised Biochemistry Reference Intervals 

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Introduced: December 2013

Changes to testing in Thyroid Antibodies

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Introduced
: October 2013

Changes to testing for Epstein Bar Virus (EBV) Serology

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Introduced
: September 2013

Changes to testing for Systemic Autoimmune Diseases

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Introduced
: August 2013

Improved turn-around times for urinalysis

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Introduced
: July 2013

Changes to calculation of estimated GFR and corrected calcium

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Introduced
: March 2013  

Thrombophilia test request protocol

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Introduced
: May 2011

Vitamin D test request protocol

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Introduced
: May 2010

ESR test request protocol

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Introduced
: January 2010, Updated: December 2013