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LifeLabs has moved to a new patient portal called launchpad. This portal provides advanced report management to view, filter and sort, print and observe trends in your patient records for efficient and informed decision making. launchpad offers secure access to your patient results and can be accessed from any desktop through a range of browsers.
To ensure the timely and accurate processing of all lab samples, it’s important that samples are accompanied by the correct requisition, completed in its entirety. In order to meet the unique needs of each provincial healthcare system, please use the form for the province in which you are located. For use only by authorized healthcare providers
LifeLabs provides supplies and containers required for the collection of laboratory specimens referred to LifeLabs. To ensure supplies support the provincial protocols, please order your supplies from the province in which you are located.
Personalized medicine is the new frontier of modern medicine. With the largest professional genetic testing lab in Canada, our specialized tests can help you better identify the links between your DNA and potential health risks.
When should you consider genetic testing?
Genetic testing can be useful at different stages of life. Whether you are planning a family or already pregnant, discovering that a family member has a condition that can be passed down, or even struggling to find effective treatment for an existing condition, genetic testing can help uncover answers.
How to access genetic testing?
LifeLabs Genetics is at the forefront of genetic testing and personalized medicine in Canada. We are working with governments and healthcare partners across the country to find the most cost-effective and meaningful way to bring Canadian-developed, state-of-the-art genetics technology to you.
Our Naturopathic division has a range of tests which help find trouble spots before the trouble really starts. From hormone levels, to food reactions, to identifying environmental toxins, we provide objective information so you can map your path to wellness.
Testing for Heart Monitoring
Monitoring your heart’s activity can provide vital health information and detect potentially life-threating conditions. We are pleased to offer electrocardiograms (ECG) and Holter monitoring at many of our Patient Services Centres across the country.
A Holter monitor is a small, wearable device that records your heart activity for a minimum of 24 hours. The device is small and light-weight and hangs around your neck connecting cable to sensors attached to your chest.
What is an ECG?
An electrocardiogram, commonly known as an ECG or EKG, records how your heart is functioning by measuring its electrical activity through the placement of small sensors on your chest, arms and lower legs. It is a simple procedure completely in as quickly at 15 minutes.
Mobile Lab Services
We know not everyone is able to come to one of our Patient Service Centres, so our fleet of mobile services is ready to come to you. Serving thousands of patients every year in their home, or working in partnership with healthcare facilities, retirement homes and businesses, our mobile lab collection team has a range of services to make lab tests simple and convenient.
General Diagnostic Tests
As Canada’s largest community lab, we are an industry leader in ensuring exceptional quality testing in our state-of-the-art facilities. Driven by a passion to ensure you have critical information about your health, we give you access to the latest diagnostic tests available.
What are general lab tests?
Lab tests are critical tools in helping healthcare providers understand what is happening in your body. The information gathered can help confirm the cause of health concerns or rule out any potential concerns.
When are general lab tests ordered?
Lab tests may be ordered in response to you sharing concerns or symptoms with your healthcare provider. They may also be ordered to establish a baseline for your health, monitor your health, or as part of an overall wellness program.
What tests are available?
We have literally 1,000’s of lab tests available to meet the diverse needs of the millions of patients who come to us each year for testing. And, we are regularly introducing new ones to ensure that you access to the best and most comprehensive information available.