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​​​​​​​​If your patient needs immediate, urgent care, please do the follow​​ing:​​

You must make direct contact with the appropriate​​ physician to complete an urgent referral. 

If you do not know which physician to refer your patient to, please call Eve Pereira in the Administrative Offices at 416 603 5001. You will be directed to the correct physician.

Standard Referral​​

When referring y​our patient to the Prim​ary Sjögren's Clinic you should provide the following:

  1. A positive ANA  >  1/320 and/or positive rheumatoid factor
  2. Positive antibody to extractable nuclear antigen
  3. A Schirmer's test of <5mm/5 minutes without topical anaesthetic (ophthalmologist or optometrist)
  4. A documente​​d history or clinical or​ imaging findings of ​​an enlarged salivary gland (can be transient or recurrent)
  5. Dental or ENT documented evidence of xerostomia pathology
  6. Known collagen vascular or liver disease in conjunction with dry eyes and/or mouth
  7. Any other miscellaneous substantiated medical reason for investigating for Sjögren's Syndrome

Fax  information to 416-603-4348 with any documented abnormalities as indicated above and we will respond with an appointment.​​

​Our office will call you with information about the patient's first appointment. Your office is responsible for providing the patient with the appointment information, including time and location, and important documents, test results and imaging that they must bring. It is very important that your patient brings all relevant documentation as well as any medications they are currently taking.​

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