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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF May 4, 2018 | Archived Issues

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Core Labs Transfers Tests to Abbot Architect

The Core laboratories in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine has transferred its remaining tests on Beckman Immage to Abbot Architect.

To improve operational efficiency, tests for Alpha-1-antitrypsin (AAT), antistreptolysin O (ASO), Beta-2-Microglobulin (B2M), and Rheumatoid Factor (RF) were shifted from Beckman Immage to Abbott Architect Monday, April 30.

On Monday, April 9, C3, C4, Haptoglobin, IgG (serum only), IgA, IgG, IgM, Prealbumin and Transferin were moved from Beckman Immage to Abbott Architect.

Please note that method correlation information is listed in the table below, along with new reference ranges (yellow) on Abbott Architect platforms. Additionally, tests with a bias between methods exceeding +/- 10% are highlighted in green in the table.

If you have questions, contact Kimia Sobhani, PhD, at kimia.sobhani@cshs.org.

Abbott Architect Tests (PDF)