Frequently Asked Questions
FAQs Ordering Tests Test Results
How do you communicate significant findings or significant microbiology findings?
Most results previously defined by Mayo Clinic as significant findings or significant microbiology findings are now defined as Semi-Urgent Results. Others are now defined as Critical Values / Critical Results.
Critical Values / Critical Results and Semi-Urgent Results are communicated in accordance with their respective policies. See the Critical Values and Semi-Urgent Results page.