The Specimen Collection Testing Guide provides an overview of the laboratory testing available through PHO Public Health Laboratories.
The guide is organized in alphabetical order by disease, syndrome and/or causal agent. Information includes :
- Laboratory tests available
- Laboratory test code
- Appropriate specimens
- Collection kit numbers
- Section / location where test is performed
- Turn-around-times for negative and for positive or confirmatory results
- Additional information as required
Please note that the turn-around-times are based on Monday to Friday business working days.
Please refer to Labstracts for current and additional information about laboratory testing.
For further assistance, please contact the Customer Service Centre at 416-235-6556 or toll free 1-877-604-4567 and your call will be appropriately directed.
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