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Sep 28, 2020

H. PYLORI BREATH TEST

**Test Temporarily Unavailable** Due to instrumentation issues at the performing lab, and safety precautions to reduce the spread of COVID-19, H. PYLORI BREATH TESTING is temporarily unavailable. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Sep 18, 2020

MYCOPLASMA ISOLATION

**Update on Turn Around Times** MYCOPLASMA ISOLATION testing has returned to routine turn-around times. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Sep 1, 2020

MERCURY (BLOOD)

**Update on Turn Around Times** Due to instrumentation issues, we are currently experiencing a delay in turnaround time for MERCURY (BLOOD) testing. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Aug 6, 2020

SELENIUM (SERUM)

Due to instrumentation issues, we are currently experiencing a delay in turnaround time for SELENIUM (SERUM) testing. We apologize for the inconvenience.
PLASMA CATECHOLAMINES testing has returned to routine turn-around times. We apologize for any inconvenience.
In February, the Ministry of Health announced that Fecal calprotectin (FC) testing would be covered by MSP only for those diagnosed with Inflammatory Bowel disease.
LifeLabs is pleased to share that we will resume distributing and collecting FIT kits in coordination with the BC Cancer Colon Cancer Screening Program, starting on June 8. FIT collection kits are available in labs across British Columbia. If you have a requisition, you can visit a LifeLabs PSC ...
May 7, 2020

OSTEOCALCIN (ONTARIO)

Due to pandemic related resource re-allocation at our referral laboratory, we are currently experiencing a delay in turnaround time for OSTEOCALCIN testing. We apologize for the inconvenience.
May 4, 2020

Signing Requisitions

Attention Health Care Practitioners: Please ensure requisitions are signed either as a wet or digital signature. Following Ministry guidelines, unsigned requisitions will not be honoured and patients will be turned away.
May 4, 2020

Standing Orders

Attention Health Care Practitioners: Please ensure patients with Standing Orders have a request that is < 6months old. Standing orders are only valid for a 6-month period. Expired Standing Orders will be rejected and the patient turned away.
Consistent with recommendations from provincial ministries of health that all non-essential health care services be delayed until after the COVID-19 pandemic, Ontario Health (Cancer Care Ontario) along with BC Cancer Colon Screening have decided to postpone fecal immunochemical testing (FIT) used fo...
IMPROVEMENTS TO my results™ PORTAL – LIFELABS PARTNERING WITH LAB TESTS ONLINE TO HELP PATIENTS LEARN ABOUT DIAGNOSTIC TESTING
Please note that iLabLink being retired on January 31st, 2020
On May 13, 2019, LifeLabs will transition to a new vendor for FIT testing.
Civic Hotel, Autograph Collection in Surrey, BC
We have received notice from our Supplier, Fisher Edmonton, to quarantine the following supplies IMMEDIATELY: