LabPLUS and Labtests recently sent out consultation documents on proposed changes to requesting for the following tests:
- Legionella serology
- Quantiferon gold testing
- Hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA testing
- Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) DNA testing
The outcome of the consultations for each of these tests can be viewed by following this link: http://www.labtests.co.nz/images/News/E_Updates/Outcome-LLTA-consultation.pdf
Note. These changes will be effective from 13th June 2016. Please ensure that all referrers in your practice are aware of these changes.