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LifeLabs to transition Urine Citrate, Urine Oxalate and Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) testing from Roche to Siemens Atellica platform

February 14 2023
On Monday, February 27, we will be transitioning three assays from the instruments used at our Victoria Reference Laboratory onto the instruments used at our Burnaby Reference Laboratory.

Dear health care providers,

 

On Monday, February 27, we will be transitioning three assays from the instruments used at our Victoria Reference Laboratory onto the instruments used at our Burnaby Reference Laboratory.

 

These assays include Urine Citrate, Urine Oxalate, and Angiotensin Converting Enzyme.

 

By removing the need to ship to Victoria, these changes continue to support our overall goals of improving quality of service and helping standardize our offerings nationally.

 

There will be no changes to collection processes during this time, and we do not anticipate any impact to you or your patients in ordering these tests, or receiving their results.

 

If you have any questions, please let me know.

 

Thank you,

 

Romina Reyes MSc MD FRCPC

BC Medical Director

T   604-507-5259

Romina.Reyes@LifeLabs.com

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