Laboratory Bulletins

Healthcare Providers

Laboratory Bulletins are used to convey pertinent laboratory or clinical information, including such items as:

  • Changes in collection information or practice
  • Introduction of new technology
  • Announcements

A provincial process has been established to manage the distribution of Laboratory Bulletins. If there are questions regarding this process, please contact Lab Client Services at 1-877-868-6848.

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Date Implemented Bulletin Title Zone / Program
2023-01-23 Community Laboratory Services Transition to DynaLIFE: Phase 2 Date Change Public Health, Genetics, Calgary, Central, Edmonton, North, South
2023-01-23 Discontinuing “Genetics Send-Out” (LAB10132) Epic Order Public Health, Genetics, Calgary, Central, Edmonton, North, South
2023-01-19 On-Site Rapid COVID-19, Influenza A, Influenza B, and RSV PCR Calgary, Edmonton
2023-01-04 Change to Lab/DI On-Site Availability - La Crete Community Health Centre North
2023-01-09 Discontinuing In-House Non-Syndromic Hearing Loss Testing Public Health, Genetics, Calgary, Central, Edmonton, North, South
2023-01-09 New Transfusion Service Identification Number (TSIN) System Central
2023-01-09 Transfusion Medicine Update Regarding Platelet Components Public Health, Genetics, Calgary, Central, Edmonton, North, South
2023-01-09 Change to Hours of Outpatient Collections at Fox Creek Healthcare Centre North
2023-01-09 Container Updates in EPIC Public Health, Genetics, Calgary, Central, Edmonton, North, South
2023-01-09 Provincial Transfusion Service Identification Number (TSIN) System Edmonton, North
2023-01-09 Blood Availability at Trauma Team Activation North
2023-01-09 PD-L1 Triple Negative Breast Cancer and Cervical Cancer Public Health, Genetics, Calgary, Central, Edmonton, North, South
2023-01-17 Temporary Change to Hours of Outpatient Collections/Diagnostic Imaging at Swan Hills Healthcare Centre North
2023-01-20 Viral Haemorrhagic Fever Testing and Outbreaks Public Health, Genetics, Calgary, Central, Edmonton, North, South
2023-01-23 URGENT – Recent AHS Network Downtime Impacting Laboratory Systems Public Health, Genetics, Calgary, Central, Edmonton, North, South
2023-01-25 Laboratory Services Have Returned to Normal Operations Effective 2023-01-25-0700 Public Health, Genetics, Calgary, Central, Edmonton, North, South
2023-01-27 Update on SARS-CoV-2 Variant Surveillance Public Health, Genetics, Calgary, Central, Edmonton, North, South