University Hospital Waterford Lab User Manual Changelog

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This page tracks notable changes to the UHW Laboratory User Manual website and its subpages.

The user manual is accessible via https://www.hse.ie/go/wrhlab

The purpose of this changelog is to allow users, contributors, and website administrators to see precisely when and what changes have been made to the website.

 

Date of Change
Change Type
Page Changed
Change Description
19.08.2022 Update S Tests Updated details for Serotonin
19.08.2022 Update H Tests Updated details for 5HIAA
19.08.2022 Update T Tests Updated details for Triglycerides under "other" to reference details from national laboratory handbook and hyperlink to same
19.08.2022 Update H Tests Updated details for HDL Chol. under "other" to reference details from national laboratory handbook and hyperlink to same
19.08.2022 Update C Tests Updated details for Cholesterol under "other" to reference details from national laboratory handbook and hyperlink to same
19.08.2022 Update B Tests Added in statement to BNP test regarding FAQ document and added hyperlink to same
19.08.2022 Update S Tests Replaced the word "fertility" to the more correct term "infertility"
27.04.2022 Update haematology Content changes and new hyperlinks to documents updated. 
26.04.2022 Update bloodtransfusion Minor layout and content changes
26.04.2022 Update msbos New MSBOS implemented 2022. Page updated to reflect this
26.04.2022 Update Specialised-blood-products Updated page to reflect updated and current guidelines. 
26.04.2022 Update transport Minor changes to reflect updates to general transport requirements
26.04.2022 Update microtransport Minor changes to reflect updates to general transport requirements
25.04.2022 Update transport Minor changes to reflect updates to general transport requirements
13.04.2022 Update H tests Test details for Hepatitis B markers updated. Specimen requirements for Helicobacter pylori updated. Specimen type/container and phone alert limits updated for Herpes Simplex Virus. Specimen type/container and phone alert limits updated for Hepatitis C viral load PCR. Include test details for Hepatitis E.
13.04.2022 Update L Tests Test details for Lyme updated
13.04.2022 Update I Tests Specimen type/container/requirements, turnaround time and phone limit updated for Influenza A and B.
13.04.2022 Update C Tests Phone alert limits and preanalytical stability updated for Cytomegalovirus (CMV) PCR, phone alert limits updated for CMV Serology.
13.04.2022 Update E Tests Include test details for eye infections (viral). Include test details for Epstein Barr Virus PCR. Include test details for Enterovirus PCR.
13.04.2022 Update B Tests Include test details for BK Polyomavirus Virus and Beta-D-Glutan.
13.04.2022 Update V Tests Include test details for Voriconazole.
07.03.2022 Update T Tests Test Details for Toxicology (Urine) updated
01.02.2022 Update Laboratory Services Homepage Accreditation statement updated re. histology department. 
24.01.2022 Update P-Tests Updated Potassium phone alert limits and other minor layout changes
07.12.2021 Update laboratory-services Alert notification updated to reflect restoration of laboratory system. 
07.12.2021 Update laboratory services Alert notification added to home page to alert users to laboratory system outage.  
23.11.2021 Update K-tests Added hyperlink to Keppra/Levetiracetam Test and other minor layout changes. 
23.11.2021 Update L-tests  Added details for two new tests Levetiracetam (Keppra) and Lamotrigine (Lamictal). Other minor layout changes also made to page as required for clarity.  
16.11.2021 Update haemovigilance Contact details removed from this page and hyper-linked back to master list of contact details on main Blood Transfusion Page. Some other minor content and layout changes also made. 
16.11.2021 Update bloodtransfusion Contact Details for Transfusion laboratory (Haemovigilance Staff) updated; details for 2nd HVO deleted, name and contact details for Consultant Haematologist Updated. 
03.11.2021 Update A-Tests Details of "Alcohol" test updated to reflect updated specimen type and requirements. 
19.10.2021 Update A-Tests Hyperlinks updated to reflect changes made on 15.10.21 and other minor layout changes 
15.10.2021 Update A-Tests Test name "Anti-Paediatric Type 1 Diabetes" updated to “Antibodies of Mature Onset Diabetes in the Young (MODY)” 
28.09.2021 Added News Page created and user survey 2020 information added
28.09.2021 Update Laboratory-Services Page title updated to include link to News page and other minor text/layout changes
21.09.2021 Update Laboratory-Services Page title updated and other minor text/layout changes 
21.09.2021 Added changelog This page created