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News

2019

DateDescription
NOV 13Unit Measurement Change for IgG Subclasses 1, 2, 3, 4
NOV 12The Use of Optical Coherence Tomography and Convolutional Neural Networks to Distinguish Normal and Abnormal Oral Mucosa
OCT 25Measles Update: Measles IgG New Cut-off
OCT 24NIH establishes Cooperative Research Center with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and two University of California campuses, Irvine and Davis
OCT 23The SHIELD Orange County Project: A Decolonization Strategy in 35 Hospitals and Nursing Homes Reduces Multi-Drug-Resistant Organism (MDRO) Prevalence in a Southern California Region
OCT 14Direct Oral Anticoagulant (DOAC) Reversal: Andexxa Versus 4 Factor Prothrombin Concentrates
OCT 022 Ducks Tickets + 2 Hats - Donate Blood Wednesday, Oct. 2
OCT 01Pleural Fluid pH Testing Updated Location and Test Code
SEP 24New Test: Hepatitis B Surface Antibody, Qualitative & Quantitative
SEP 10Understanding Frailty and Its Correlation with Treatment Choices and Outcomes in Older Adults with DLBCL: Single Center Experience with FIL Tool
AUG 26New Test Update: Sensitive Estradiol Immunoassay
AUG 21Blood Donor-Recipient Sex Mismatch: Outcomes Impacted?
AUG 21New Test: Rotem Viscoelastic Test
JUL 31Removal of Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN) from Critical Values List
JUL 03Transcending gender: recognizing the impact of gender identity on blood collection
JUN 30Hyams grading as a predictor of metastasis and overall survival in esthesioneuroblastoma: a meta-analysis
JUN 15Crucial role for pathology residents in laboratory self-inspection, a single Institute's experience
JUN 05Immune-stimulatory gene expression in stroma cells of African-American postate cancer tissues
MAY 24Congratulations to Rob Edwards - Excellence in Teaching and Dean's Scholar Awards
MAY 24Nictoine Acts on Cholinergic Signaling Mechanisms to Directly Modulate Choroid Plexus Function
MAY 23Solving the Mystery of a Coagulopathy Outbreak
MAY 21Sepsis and Lactic Acid, Plasma Normal Range
MAY 17Crucial Role for Pathology Residents in Laboratory Self-Inspection, a Single Institute's Experience
MAY 14IKKbeta Slows Huntington's Disease Progression in R6/1 Mice
APR 19New Test: Lipid Panel, Non-Fasting (LIPSC2)
MAR 13Method Update for Serum Free Light Chains, IgG Subclasses, Immunoglobulins IgG, IgA, and IgM
FEB 25Nonbinary gender or unknown sex and laboratory reference ranges update
JAN 30UCI Pathologist Named 2019 Physicians of Excellence
JAN 14Changes to BK Virus DNA by PCR, Quantitative Testing
JAN 2Nonbinary or unknown gender and laboratory reference ranges

2018

DateDescription
DEC 21Changes to cytomegalovirus (CMV) DNA by PCR, quantitative testing
NOV 16Delivery on ice no longer required for lactic acid, plasma collected in grey-top tubes
NOV 08Notice of Test Menu Changes
OCT 12Delay in 2C19 Results
SEP 18New Test for BCR-ABL1 Minor (p190), Quantitative
SEP 07Delay in Mycobacteria Results
JUL 25AML, 10-Gene Panel Next Generation Sequencing
JUL 20Removal of temperature correction for blood gas analysis: pH, pCO2, pO2
JUL 13New electronic Interface with Mayo Medical Laboratories
JUN 29HLA, T & B cell crossmatch by flow cytometry (kidney and/or pancreas pre-transplant)
JUN 21New Test: Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 & 2 by real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
MAY 21New Tests: Testosterone Free, Adult Male; Sex Hormone Binding Globulin
APR 25BCR-ABL1 P210 IVD Quantititative qPCR Test
APR 16Date Correction: Change in Lab Methodology for D-Dimer Testing
APR 06Change in Lab Methodology for D-Dimer Testing
MAR 16Faxitron PathVision System
MAR 13Ellena Peterson, professor of pathology, and Terrance Mayes, associate vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion awarded UCI Confronting Extremism Initiative
MAR 07Congratulations to our 2017 ARIISE Award Nominees and Finalists from Pathology
MAR 02Elimination of thymoglobulin depletion in serum samples for testing anti-HLA antibodies.
MAR 01We are seeking qualified candiates for all ranks in the non-tenured track Health Sciences Clinical Professor Series, expertise in GI/Liver pathology desired.
FEB 26Procalcitonin Testing (PCT) will be performed in the Microbiology Division.
FEB 23New Test: FLT3 mutation, PCR (FLT3-ITD; FLT3-D835)
FEB 06Dedicated Collection Tubes for Microbiology Molecular Testing
FEB 05New Access TSH (3rd IS) Assay
JAN 22Register now for the 3rd Annual UC Irvine Health Hematology Symposium, which will be held Saturday, April 21, 2018.
JAN 08Dr. Farah Rahmatpanah receives the American Cancer Society Seed Grant to fund her prostate cancer research

2017

DateDescription
NOV 03New Test for Influenza Virus, Types A & B, and Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) by PCR
OCT 20Change to BR Monitor (CA 15-3) upper reference limit (URL)
OCT 7-10UCI Pathology Faculty Present at AABB Annual Meeting in San Diego
FEB 21Orange Lab Patient Service Center Open House
FEB 13Orange Lab offers extended weekend hours

2016

DateDescription
SEP 13SAVE the DATE: 2nd Annual UC Irvine Health Symposium will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2017
AUG 30UC Irvine Donor Center Blood Drive: Tuesday, Aug. 30 & Wednesday, Aug. 31
JAN 13Need a patient service center? UC Irvine Health Clinical Diagnostics provides convenient locations.
JAN 81st Annual Hematology Symposium will meet this April to discuss innovations in the diagnosis and management of complex hematologic issues.

2015

DateDescription
NOV 15UC Irvine Anatomic Pathology Service receives Accreditation Award for Three-Year with Commendation.
SEP 15The School of Medicine will begin using the MAggPI digital pathology imaging system to train medical students.
SEP 10The first class of the fall Phlebotomy Training program began on Monday, August 31st. Thank you to Rita Lu-Szeto for teaching this course one last time. You will be greatly missed!
SEP 08On August 12, 2015, the Phlebotomy Training Program was approved for renewal by the UCI Allied Health Committee. The next review will be conducted in August 2018.
JUN 12Kelly Neilson, department’s new manager for professional fee and referral services billing, has 20-plus years of experience in both anatomic and clinical pathology billing. Welcome Aboard!
APR 14Dr. Edwin Monuki is named chair of the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine.
APR 1Dr. Mark Fisher's research team has discovered a pouch-like structure that may explain strokes of unknown origin.
MAR 27UC Irvine Phlebotomy Training Program rated in top 20 in the nation under Dr. Sherif Rezk's leadership.