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Test Catalogue

​Discontinued Laboratory Tests

The following tests are no longer routinely available. Alternate test recommendations are listed where applicable.

​Test Name

​Recommended Test

​Discontinued Date

​T Cell Receptor Gamma and/or Beta Gene Rearrangement Multiplex PCR Clonality Assay (TCRγ and/or TCRβ Gene Clonality Assay)
​Discontinue this LSM, as of Jan 1st, 2021 the ADRL lab performs this testing and not RUH.
​March 16, 2021
​Immunoglobulin Gene Rearrangement Multiplex PCR Assay (IGH heavy and/or kappa light chain B-cell clonality
​Discontinue this LSM, as of Jan 1st, 2021 the ADRL lab performs this testing and not RUH.
​March 16, 2021
​bcl-2/mbr JH, t(14;18) Translocation by PCR (bcl2)
​Discontinue this LSM, as the molecular test is no longer offered.  Cytogenetics continues to offer as a FISH test. 
​March 16, 2021
​bcl-1/JH,t(11;14)Translocation by PCR (bcl1)
​no replacement defined. Test no longer offered in lab
​March 16, 2021
​bcr-abl t(9;22)p210 fusion RT-PCR (bcr-abl)
​Requests for this test will need to be coordinated through a referral process with the Cancer Centre physicians to order molecular testing for BCR-ABL on an ADRL Requisition and sent to the Advanced Diagnostic Research Laboratory at Health Science (Dr. John DeCoteau)
​March 12, 2021
​Protein Electrophoresis- CSF
This test has been updated and is now a part of Oligoclonal Banding- CSF. A separate LSM is not required. See LSM-1042​​January 7, 2021
​Ganglioside GQ 1b Antibody
​This test is a part of Neurological Profile - Mitogen. A separate LSM is not required
​December 5, 2019
​Ribosomal P Antibody
​This is now included in the Systemic Lupus Profile
​December 5, 2019
​GM1 Ganglioside IgM Antibodies
Included in Neurological Disease Profile - Mitogen. A separate LSM is not required
​December 5, 2019
​Homovanillic Acid, Urine (HVA)
​Vanillylmandelic Acid Panel, Urine (VMA) LSM-775
​December 4, 2019
​Melatonin, Urine

​November 26, 2019
​Ma2/Ta Antibodies

​June 27 2019
​H.Pylori Antibody

​June 27 2019
Insulin-like Growth Factor Binding Protein​April 29 2019
Growth Hormone Binding Protein​April 26 2019
​17 Ketogenic Steroid, Urine
​Urinary Free Cortisol
​December 2, 2013
​24 Hour Hydroxyproline Urine​C-Terminal Telopeptides of Type I collagen / CTx​March 1 2018
​Apolipoprotein A1​February 6, 2018
​Beta-Hydroxybutyric Acid​Beta-Ketone​June 21 2018
Bilirubin, ​Amniotic Fluid
​August 11, 2015
​Blood Gases, Arterial- Neonatal​June 7, 2017
​Blood Gases, Venous NeonatalJune 7, 2017​
​C1 Esterase Inhibitor, Functional Serum​C1 Esterase Functional Assay​August 2018
​Chylomicrons​September 30, 2016
​Chylomicrons, Fluid
​September 30, 2016
​Estrone​December 10, 2013
​Fetal Lung Maturity​May 8, 2015
​Free Kappa Lambda Light Chains, UrineFree Kappa Lambda Light Chains, Serum​December 10, 2013
Phytanic Acid, Serum​Very Long Chain Fatty Acid, with Phytanic Acid and Pristanic Acid​July 13 2018
​Sulfites
​June 6 2018
Anti-Inhibitor Coagulant Complex

​April 16, 2020
​C1 Esterase Inhibitor, Human

April 16, 2020​
​Coagulation Factor IX Concentrate

April 16, 2020​
​Recombinant Factor VIIa Concentrate

April 16 2020​
Uroporphyrinogen Decarboxylase (UPG D), Whole Blood

​May 11, 2020
​Testosterone, Free
​Bioavailable & Free Testosterone (BATFT)
​May 12, 2020
​Free Androgen Index
​Bioavailable & Free Testosterone (BATFT)
​May 12, 2020


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