aug. 17, 2020
National Shortage of Aptima Unisex Collection Kits
Due to the wide spread use of these collection devices, there is a national shortage of Aptima® Unisex collection devices used primarily for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and/or Trichomonas laboratory testing.
Please read the attached document for additional information and alternative collection devices acceptable for Chlamydia and/or Gonorrhea testing.
aug. 14, 2020
Acceptable Specimen Collection Devices for SwabOne Testing
Effective August 24, 2020, ACL Laboratories will not be able to perform testing using ESwab™ as a collection device.
ACL Laboratories changed the methodology for Women’s Health SwabOne™ testing for vaginal pathogens effective Thursday, July 16, 2020. This new method is FDA approved and requires specimen (vaginal swab) collected using …
aug. 05, 2020
ACL Laboratories Discontinues In-House Testing for Viral Loads
Effective immediately, ACL Laboratories has discontinued in-house testing for the following tests:
• BKV Quantitative by PCR (BKVQN)
• BKV Quantitative by PCR, Urine (UKVQN)
• CMV Quantitative by PCR (CMVQN)
• EBV Quantitative by PCR (EBVQN)
• Blood Viral Panel Quantitative by PCR (BVPQN)
The reagent needed for these …