TSH Normal Ranges, New Thyroid Panel
Tuesday 03 January 2023
View our revised TSH normal ranges effective as of January 1, 2023 and learn more about our new Thyroid panel with TSH to assist with the evaluation of thyroid diseases.
New Monkeypox PCR, H Pylori Antibody Assays, and SARS-COV-2 IgG Discontinued
Thursday 04 August 2022
WestPac Labs is pleased to offer Monkeypox PCR testing at our Sonic Reference Laboratory
H. Pylori Antibody tests (F557, F565, and F570) are discontinued effective 8/3/2022
SARS-COV-2 IgG (W138) is discontinued effective 8/3/2022
Tuesday 05 July 2022
Under the guidance of the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), WestPac Labs is closely monitoring the outbreak caused by monkeypox virus (MPXV). To date, over 900 human infections have been confirmed in the US, involving over 28 states...
Utilization Updates June 2022
Thursday 30 June 2022
Please find a few recommendations about ordering the most appropriate tests to improve the accuracy and the turnaround time of our laboratory services. Ordering the right test for the right reason is good stewardship and will result in the best service to our patients...
Implementation of New Lab Information System (LIS)
Thursday 03 March 2022
WestPac Labs is excited to announce that effective Thursday, March 3rd, 2022, we will upgrade our Laboratory Information System to Apollo, a proprietary system of Sonic Healthcare...
Implementation of Atlas Lab Works
Thursday 03 March 2022
WestPac Labs is excited to announce that effective Thursday, March 3rd, 2022, we will be upgrading to Atlas Lab Works – an advanced application with extensive features to search, view patient results, and online lab test ordering....
Result Sharing Request and Fax Verification
Tuesday 01 March 2022
WestPac Labs respect client and patient privacy and places emphasis on compliance with HIPAA and other federal regulations...
SARS-CoV-2 Omicron Variant of Concern
Tuesday 30 November 2021
On November 30, 2021, the U.S. SARS-CoV-2 Interagency Group (SIG), which includes the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institutes of Health, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and Health and Human Services (HHS), classified the Omicron variant as a Variant of Concern...
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) March Update
Friday 13 March 2020
WestPac is honored to launch testing for COVID-19 as of March 10th, 2020. This test is to be performed only using respiratory specimens collected from individuals who meet CDC clinical and/or epidemiological criteria for COVID-19 testing...
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) February Update
Thursday 27 February 2020
Under the guidance of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Sonic Healthcare USA (SHUSA) laboratories are closely monitoring the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak caused by SARS-CoV-2 (previously known as 2019-nCoV)...
2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)
Wednesday 22 January 2020
Westpac Labs would like to provide you information regarding laboratory testing if you encounter suspected cases of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), originating in Wuhan, China...
Monday 16 September 2019
Effective Monday, September 16, 2019 WestPac Labs Inc, will be making the following updates:
- Laboratory Updates
- Critical and Alert Value List Updates
- Measles IgG Assay Reference Range Updates