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TriCore's Chief Scientific Officer - President, AACC Board of Directors


08/04/2020

ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO – August 4, 2020 — TriCore Reference Laboratories, New Mexico’s non-profit clinical laboratory, is pleased to announce David Grenache, PhD, TriCore’s Chief Scientific Officer, as the president of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Board of Directors.

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NMSU AND TRICORE REFERENCE LABORATORIES PARTNER TO BRING CORONAVIRUS TESTING LAB TO NMSU CAMPUS


07/28/2020

Albuquerque-based TriCore Reference Laboratories is establishing a branch lab at New Mexico State University to provide local testing for novel coronavirus infection.

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TriCore Reference Laboratories Opens Winrock PCC with Updated Logo


07/03/2020

TriCore Reference Laboratories, New Mexico’s non-profit clinical laboratory, is pleased to announce the opening of its newest location in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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COLLABORATION BUILDS A COMMUNITY RESOURCE FOR CONVALESCENT PLASMA DONATIONS


05/08/2020

TriCore Reference Laboratories is proud to announce a collaboration with the Vitalant blood center and New Mexico hospital systems, Lovelace Health System, Presbyterian Healthcare Services, and University of New Mexico Health, to build a community resource of plasma donations from individuals who have recovered from COVID-19

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Antibody Test for COVID-19 at TriCore Reference Laboratories


04/29/2020

Testing for COVID-19 antibodies will be available at TriCore beginning May 4, 2020.

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TriCore Reference Laboratories Increases Its COVID-19 Testing Capacity


04/24/2020

TriCore Reference Laboratories has increased COVID-19 test capacity once again, adding the ability to test an additional 1000 samples each day, representing a greater than 50% increase.

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TriCore Reference Laboratories Recognizes Medical Laboratory Professionals Week


04/22/2020

TriCore Reference Laboratories recognizes Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, April 19-25, 2020. 

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TRICORE REFERENCE LABORATORIES MAKES CHANGES TO MEET PATIENT CARE NEEDS


04/15/2020

To meet the needs of our communities, for patient safety, and to optimize valuable personal protective equipment (PPE), TriCore is temporarily consolidating and altering hours of some of our patient care centers, effective April 20, 2020. 

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TRICORE REFERENCE LABORATORIES INCREASES COVID-19 TESTING CAPACITY WITH ADDITIONAL INSTRUMENTATION


03/31/2020

On March 12, TriCore launched the CDC assay for COVID-19 testing, followed by the Abbott m-2000 test on March 23, and added the Diasorin MDx and the Roche Cobas 6800 this week.

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TRICORE REFERENCE LABORATORIES DOUBLES COVID-19 TESTING CAPACITY


03/23/2020

TriCore Reference Laboratories announces the addition of the Abbott m2000 platform to increase their COVID-19 testing capabilities. This high-capacity testing instrument doubles TriCore’s previous COVID-19 testing capacity, taking it from 500 to 1000 tests per day.

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TriCore in the News

Database shows NM health care facilities receiving COVID-19 relief funds

A new federal database is giving a look at which New Mexico hospitals and health care providers received federal funding related to the coronavirus. The database published on the CDC’s website lists over 1,100 different New Mexico entities that received CARES Act aid funding under the federal Health and Human Services Provider Relief Fund.

KRQE TV 13,07/09/2020

One on One with Robin Divine

Robin Divine was on the job at TriCore Reference Laboratories for just a short time when the coronavirus threw the state’s largest clinical lab into “crisis mode.”

Albuquerque Journal,07/06/2020

Recovered Patient Donates Plasma

Several hospitals in the state have in recent weeks started using convalescent plasma to try to treat COVID patients.

Albuquerque Journal,05/19/2020

What’s Next on the Point-of-Care Testing Menu?

From SARS-CoV-2 to cardiac biomarkers, a steady stream of IVD innovation shows no signs of letting up

Clinical Laboratory News,05/01/2020

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