ALERT CONTENT PLACEHOLDER
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Over 700 staff members are dedicated to providing the most advanced laboratory services as well as supporting new and innovative approaches to laboratory medicine.

We offer a wide range of service options for health professionals around the world, including ad hoc reference testing, consultation services and service contracts.

Our services are supported by the largest diagnostic lab in Canada, a leading-edge laboratory information system, outstanding couriers and a call centre operating seven days a week, 24 hours a day.


Lab Test Catalogue


For an extensive list of our Tests, visit the Lab Test Catalogue.


Test Requisitions


View and download requisition forms 


Requesting Diagnostic Tissue


The Pathology Client Services (PCS) team is available to assist patients, clinicians and researchers seeking access to diagnostic materials that form part of our hospital record (e.g., stained digital slides, unstained slides, frozen material, extracted DNA, documents, etc.).

How to submit requests

All forms are in PDF  format unless otherwise indicated.

  1. Fill out these forms
  2. Submit to us by by fax at 416 340 3023 or email at pathologyclientservices@uhn.ca

Please Note:

  • To allow us to expedite your request as quickly as possible, please complete all sections of the forms.
  • The request will be assessed and you will be contacted if further documentation is required.
  • Where fees are applicable a quote will be provided to the requestor and must be signed and returned for the request to be completed.
  • If materials are being sent to another institution, please ensure the full address, name of recipient, and their contact information is provided. This allows us to contact them on your behalf should we have questions about what the need to extend services to our clients.

For more information, contact pathologyclientservices@uhn.ca< or Darshini Jesudasan at 416 340 4800 ext. 5920.


How to Submit a Specimen


For information on how to submit a specimen, including proper specimen collection, handling and storage information, please contact the LMP Call Centre at 416 340 4800 ext. LABS (5227) or toll free at 1 866 865 LABS (5227).

Please note that the Laboratory Medicine Program adheres to the practice of Universal Precautions and the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, so samples must have appropriate labelling and packaging.


Reporting Test Results


Reports will be distributed by mail or fax, as per the request indicated on the requisition. We have excellent options available to clients interested in establishing a full or partial service contract with LMP. Please contact us for more information on these options at 416 340 LABS (5227).


Cancellation of Tests


Cancellation requests received prior to test setup or cancellations due to incorrect patient identification will not be charged and no report issued. Requests received after test setup will be charged accordingly and a report will be issued.


Contact


For business inquiries, including research projects or for any special esoteric testing needs, please contact:

Rosetta Belcastro, Senior Manager
Pathology Operations and Administrative Services
Email: rosetta.belcastro@uhn.ca | 416 340 4800 ext. 8662​


Below you will find our requisition forms, available for download. Please complete one requisition for each patient. When you complete the form, please provide all of the information requested and ensure it is legible and accurate. Retain a copy of the requisition for your records. If results are to be phoned or faxed, this should be noted on the requisition with the appropriate contact and phone numbers.

Specimens should be delivered to the Laboratory Medicine Program at the address on the requisition.

For business inquiries, including research projects or for any special esoteric testing needs, please contact:

Rosetta Belcastro, Senior Manager
Pathology Operations and Administrative Services
Email: rosetta.belcastro@uhn.ca | 416 340 4800 ext. 8662


All requisitions are in PDF  format unless otherwise indicated.



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