ARUP Laboratories

ARUP Laboratories is a national clinical and anatomic pathology reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. A nonprofit enterprise of the University of Utah, ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests. More about ARUP

In Focus


Ebola Specimen Guidelines

Ebola virus disease, one of numerous viral hemorrhagic fevers, is a severe, often fatal disease in humans and nonhuman primates. Any laboratory testing requested on specimens from suspected Ebola patients should not be sent to ARUP but held until results for Ebola testing are confirmed as negative by the CDC.

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Changes Are Coming! Your Feedback Will Direct Updates to the ARUP Laboratory Test Directory.

ARUP is seeking user responses to a brief survey. Please provide feedback by November 7. We value your insight!

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Arbovirus slides and kits backorder prompts inactivation of arbovirus testing

IMMEDIATE INACTIVATION of Arbovirus Serology Assays and Associated Panels

Due to a vendor production issue with arbovirus slides and kits, many of ARUP's arbovirus tests will be inactivated immediately, with no referral testing available in the U.S. West Nile Virus antibodies remains available.

See letter and all inactivated arbovirus tests.

ARUP Now Offers a Myeloid Malignancies Panel by NGS (ARUP Test Code 2011117)

This new panel utilizes next-generation sequencing to detect somatic mutations within 51 genes that are recurrently mutated in myeloid malignancies.

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FDA Oversight of LDTs Will Create Negative Effects Across Healthcare

ARUP is a vocal opponent of the FDA's proposed oversight of laboratory-developed tests (LDTs).

ARUP CEO and President Dr. Ashwood responds in Roll Call. AMP voices concern regarding proposed oversight of LDTs. World-renowned medical centers speak out against FDA regulation of LDTs.


Enterovirus Detection by PCR (ARUP Test Code 0050249)

ARUP offers 0050249 Enterovirus Detection by PCR, which can detect enterovirus D68; however, this test will not distinguish D68 from a broad range of other enteroviruses. NP swabs in VTM are acceptable for this test. Respiratory fluids can be tested with a suboptimal specimen disclaimer upon client approval.

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