Daily Archives: October 1, 2018

Parents Raise Funds for Art Cart That Comforted Daughter with Cancer

October 1st, 2018

The Saucon Valley High School Girls Tennis Team has made a donation toward the Art Cart at St. Luke’s University Hospital’s Bethlehem campus in memory of Erica Curtis, who died at age 40 in May after a two-year battle with cancer. Erica’s parents, Neil and Lyndell Curtis of Bethlehem, are raising money to name the Art


St. Luke’s Athletic Training Residency First in PA and NJ to Earn Top Accreditation

October 1st, 2018

St. Luke’s University Health Network is proud to announce that its Athletic Training Residency Program has become the eighth program in the country to receive accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Education (CAATE). St. Luke’s Athletic Training Residency Program is the first and only CAATE accredited residency program in Pennsylvania or New Jersey. St. Luke’s is


Effective September 17, 2018 – Quantiferon TB Testing Update

October 1st, 2018

Quantiferon Gold Plus (QFT-Plus), LAB20607, replaces the TB-Quantiferon Gold, LAB1196. The patient report name will match the order name, Quantiferon Gold Plus. The test will now be done at St. Luke’s Specialty Laboratory, Serology Department. This is not a STAT test. The new QFT-Plus assay for indirect detection of TB received FDA clearance in July,