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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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Laboratory-Based Patient Care Project Moving From Theory to Practice


12/11/2019

Lab 2.0, TriCore and Rhodes in action!

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TriCore in the News

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

Questions remain as NM begins antibody testing

Testing to see who has antibodies to the coronavirus has begun in New Mexico, but questions remain about how to use the results and what they actually mean.

Albuquerque Journal,04/30/2020

Opening the Magic Box: Lab professionals reveal their value during COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic rolls with equal ferocity across big cities and rural communities, clinical laboratory professionals have stepped front and center onto the healthcare stage. In my view, we will stay in our newfound spotlight not only as the country grapples with this unprecedented public health crisis but also as it prepares as never before for future outbreaks.

LabPulse.com,04/20/2020

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