ARUP Laboratories: A National Reference Laboratory

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.

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In Focus


A Registry with Free Next Generation Sequencing

The NABER will administer a national voluntary registry of neonates with ABE in the USA over a 36-month period. Qualifying infants will receive 28-gene panel sequencing at no charge.The University of Utah with ARUP Laboratories developed a 28-gene Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) panel to discover underlying genetic contributors to ABE.
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The Dangers of Being Unique: What Makes Blood Rare?

The Dangers of Being Unique: What Makes Blood Rare?

A worldwide call has gone out to find a blood donor match for Zainab Mughal who is fighting cancer. Her blood type is so rare that only four donors worldwide have been found. ARUP’s Immunohematology Reference Laboratory experts understand the complexities of blood types. They rely on 3000+ rare blood cell collection to do their investigative work (see video). Find out more here.

2018 Best Companies to Work For

2018 Best Companies to Work For

After ARUP employees responded in numbers far beyond expectations to our employee survey, ARUP became a Utah Business 2018 Best Companies to Work For Winner. We’re in good company, too. Find out more here.

ARUP Connect Order Tracking

Order Tracking Now Available in Connect

Calling ARUP for the status of your orders is time-consuming, inefficient and only gives you updates at the specific moment you call. Our new order tracking system offers convenient, real-time access to the status of your orders whenever an update is needed.Read more here?.

ARUP Transport Kits

Paraffin Tissue and Extracted Nucleic Acid Transport Kit

ARUP Laboratories now offers two kits for use when transporting Pathology Consult samples, Paraffin Tissue and Extracted Nucleic Acid samples to us for testing. Read about the transport kits here.

ARUP Environment

Top 10 Ways ARUP Helps Our Environment

ARUP recycles around 430 tons of material a year. Also, since xeriscaping 11.5 acres of grounds, we’ve decreased water use for landscaping by 25-50 percent. Read our blog to hear more ways ARUP helps the environment!


ARUP Will No Longer Accept Non-Certified Metals-Free Tubes

In keeping with our mission to provide outstanding patient care, ARUP will no longer accept specimens for metals testing sent in non-certified metals-free tubes, beginning November 12, 2018.Read more here?.

Example Patient Reports Available in the Laboratory Test Directory

Example patient reports, including enhanced versions of patient reports, can now be found on test pages within the Laboratory Test Directory. This time-saving feature allows you to access the helpful information found in these reports at your convenience rather than contacting Client Services. Click on the links below to view some examples of this feature.

0020694 Copper, Liver 0050249 Enterovirus by PCR 2010095 Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV-1/HSV-2) Subtype by PCR

ARUP's new out-of-pocket estimation tool

In the age of precision medicine, genetic testing has become increasingly important in the treatment of patients. ARUP is now offering a free out-of-pocket estimator for some molecular tests to assist our clients in helping their patients understand potential expenses.

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QuantiFERON-TB Gold Plus—Update

ARUP is the only reference laboratory that offers QuantiFERON-TB Gold Plus with two blood collection options.

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Explify Respiratory Pathogens by Next-generation Sequencing

Each year, more than one million patients in the United States alone are admitted to the hospital and treated for pneumonia and related symptoms.

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New Video Lectures Available for Free CME, SAM, PACE & FL CLS

Genomic Profiling and New Immunotherapies: An Oncologist’s Perspective by Jonathan Whisenant, MD.

Updates in Mastocytosis by Tracy I. George, MD.

Tough Love: Managing Your Lab Customers to Improve Relationships and Outcomes by Brian Jackson, MD, MS.

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