Legacy Laboratory Services is an independent reference laboratory offering extensive medical testing services in the region and connectivity solutions for both laboratory information systems and electronic medical records. We support the testing needs of patients, physicians, hospitals, employers, independent physicians associations and other businesses through our patient service locations across the Portland-Vancouver area, Eugene and the Oregon Coast.
BILLING AND CODING UPDATES
Holiday Hours - Labor Day Weekend 2015
Test Table Updates - July 2015
LabAlert - Future Lab Orders and ICD-10
LabAlert - Urine Chemistry Testing Menu Updated and Names Changed
LabAlert - L/S Ratios and PG Testing to be Referred
LabAlert - Urine Myoglobin Test Requires Specialized Collection Tubes
LabAlert - New! Urinalysis Order Name Changes
MADLI-TOF MS: Innovation improves speed and accuracy
Consider the case of a patient with suspected brain abscess. Within the first 24 hours, the culture shows no growth. On the second day of culture, the anaerobe plates are opened and there is growth present. Previously, the anaerobe identification and confirmation would have taken one to two more days to confirm. Today, using MALDI-TOF MS technology, this confirmation time is reduced to 20 minutes.
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