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Dr. Jan Palaty, PhD, FCACB

Clinical Biochemist

Hospital/Academic Appointments.

Clinical Instructor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.

Dr. Palaty has worked as a Clinical Biochemist with LifeLabs since 2005. Based in our Burnaby Lab in the toxicology department, he has a particular interest in clinical applications of mass spectrometry.

Dr. Palaty obtained a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of BC in 1995. He received his certification in Clinical Biochemistry from the Canadian Academy of Clinical Biochemists (CACB) in 2001 and was certified as a diplomate in Forensic Toxicology by the American Board of Forensic Toxicology in 2017.

Dr. Palaty is a Clinical Instructor with the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of British Columbia. He has several published papers.

For rush results (NAAT within 12 hours and PCR within 24 hours)

  1. Order your FlyClear test and receive your FlyClear test requisition
  2. Book an appointment at a LifeLabs location below.
    • Bring your printed FlyClear requisition and Passport
    • Select your ordered Province’s Rush Test to start booking:
    British Columbia

    6084 Russ Baker Way
    Richmond near Airport

    COVID-19 PCR (24h) / Rush 12h NAAT

    Ontario

    6084 Russ Baker Way
    Richmond near Airport

    COVID-19 PCR (24h)
    Rush 12h NAAT
    Rapid Antigen (2h)

Pre-Departure testing now available from the comfort of your home with MyVisit (Currently Greater Toronto Area only)

  1. Order your FlyClear test and receive your FlyClear test requisition.
  2. Book your Home Visit appointment with the MyVisit portal or, if your flight is within the next five days, contact a MyVisit coordinator 1-416-993-9579 (Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm EST)

MyVisit Pre-departure testing offers:

  • COVID-19 PCR/NAAT swab testing
  • COVID-19 Antibody Blood (serology) testing

The MyVisit fee is $80 per person.

Pre-Departure testing

Book your appointment online here. If your flight is within the next five days and you have received your FlyClear requisition, please contact a MyVisit coordinator 1-416-993-9579 (Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm EST).

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