HELP-PROMPT: Enter IH if In-House, CL if Contract Reference Lab, VAL if VA Reference Lab, AL if Affiliate Reference Lab.
DESCRIPTION: (IH) In-house: Test performed by lab personnel on equipment within the laboratory facility that are not part of a contract/purchase order. (CL) Contract Reference Lab: VISN/Regional contracted laboratories such as
Quest, LabCorp, ARUP, etc. (VAL) VA Reference Lab. (AL) Affiliate Reference Lab: Local hospital laboratories or other special reference labs that perform tests requested, ie, STATUS, tests with special handling
requirements, or tests not available from Contract Ref Lab, etc.