Medical Director Announcement - Anastasia M. Canacci, M.D.

Monday, 16 January 2023

Pathology Laboratories, Inc. (PathLabs), a Sonic Healthcare Clinical Laboratory and division of Sonic Healthcare USA, Inc., is privileged to welcome Anastasia M. Canacci, M.D., as Medical Director. Dr. Canacci joins PathLabs with an extensive career in laboratory medicine.

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STD SWAB Testing Updates

Wednesday, 11 January 2023

Pathology Laboratories, Inc. (PathLabs) is in the process of making updates to the Reporting Titles and Result Code Descriptions of the STD (Sexually Transmitted Disease) Swab Testing for Chlamydia trachomatis (CT), Neisseria gonorrhea (NG), and Trichomonas vaginalis (TV). The updates are based on changes being made by our reference laboratory partner, Clinical Pathology Laboratories (CPL), a Sonic Healthcare USA, Inc. affiliate in Austin, Texas. These updates will be effective at PathLabs beginning Monday, January 23, 2023, as disclosed in the chart provided herein.

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CPT Code and Test Name Updates

Thursday, 22 December 2022

Pathology Laboratories, Inc. (PathLabs) is in the process of making updates to certain CPT Codes for 2023, and various Order Code Reporting Titles and Result Codes Descriptions to better correlate with specific CPT Code Descriptions, as published by the American Medical Association. These changes will be effective Tuesday, January 3, 2023, as disclosed in the chart provided herein.

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STD URINE Testing Updates

Thursday, 15 December 2022

Pathology Laboratories, Inc. (PathLabs) is pleased to announce that we are bringing the STD (Sexually Transmitted Disease) testing for Chlamydia trachomatis (CT), Neisseria gonorrhea (NG), and Trichomonas vaginalis (TV) of urine specimens in-house effective December 27, 2022.

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TORCH Testing Updates

Tuesday, 06 December 2022

Pathology Laboratories, Inc. (PathLabs) is in the process of making updates to TORCH tests based on changes being made by our reference laboratory partner, Clinical Pathology Laboratories (CPL), our Sonic Healthcare USA, Inc. affiliate of Austin, Texas.

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PAP Test Update

Tuesday, 25 October 2022

Pathology Laboratories, Inc. (PathLabs) is in the process of making updates to Pap test Order Codes based on changes being made by our reference laboratory partner, Clinical Pathology Laboratories (CPL), a Sonic Healthcare USA, Inc. affiliate of Austin, Texas.

Specifically, CPL’s changes reflect adoption of a consistent methodology for Pap tests that will provide computer-guided screening for all liquid-based Pap tests.

Further details are provided below and within the context of this publication.

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STD Testing Updates

Friday, 14 October 2022

Pathology Laboratories, Inc. (PathLabs) is in the process of making updates to STD (Sexually Transmitted Disease) testing for Chlamydia trachomatis (CT), Neisseria gonorrhoeae (NG), and Trichomonas vaginalis (TV) related to SurePath™, ThinPrep®, and urine specimens based on changes being made by our reference laboratory partner, Clinical Pathology Laboratories (CPL), a Sonic Healthcare USA, Inc. affiliate of Austin, Texas.

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Electrophoresis and Immunotype Testing

Friday, 16 September 2022

Pathology Laboratories, Inc. (PathLabs) is announcing an update to six (6) Order Codes based on changes being made by our reference laboratory partner, Clinical Pathology Laboratories, a Sonic Healthcare USA, Inc. affiliate of Austin, Texas.

Specifically, the changes reflect adoption of a consistent methodology for these particular tests, which is Capillary Electrophoresis, effective Monday, September 19, 2022. Further details are provided below and within the context of this publication.

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