Optimal Testing: the Association for Diagnostics & Laboratory Medicine’s (formerly AACC) Guide to Lab Test Utilization


In July 2023, we changed our name from AACC (short for the American Association for Clinical Chemistry) to the Association for Diagnostics & Laboratory Medicine (ADLM). The following page links to resources that were written prior to the rebranding and/or mentions events that took place prior to the rebranding and that contain mentions of the association’s old name.

Hemoglobin A1c

High sensitivity C reactive Protein


IgG Food Allergen

Lyme Borrelia Group (Lyme Disease) Nucleic Acid Amplification Testing (NAAT)

Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT)

Plasma Qualitative Methylated Septin 9 (mSEPT9)

Prostatic Acid Phosphatase PAP PSAP

Qualitative Serum Human Chorionic Gonadotropin

Reverse Triiodothyronine

Serum Free Light Chains

Stool Reducing Sugars