Laboratory consultation - Scabies diagnostic requests

Labtests and Northland Pathology Laboratory have released a consultation document on diagnostic testing for Scabies.

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Your feedback, comments, suggestions are appreciated.

The closing date for consultation is Friday 18th November 2016 (5pm)

A decision announcement will be made on Monday 21st November 2016

Lab Update May 2016

Please follow link to view important information re:

  • Change in process for notifying referrers that a recollect is required
  • Expiryof one-off (non-repeat) requst forms
  • Nurse/smear taker referrer account code clarification

Laboratory Update - Prolactin reference intervals

Click here to view information on changes to Prolactic reference intervals


Post Consultation Update

Follow link to view the outcome following LabPLUS/Labtests consultations on requesting the follow tests:

  • Legionella serology
  • Quantiferon gold testing
  • Hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA testing
  • Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) DNA testing


Laboratory Update - HbA1c testing

Please follow link to view important update on HbA1c testing.