Notifications & Alerts
Latest Notifications & Alerts
Starting on March 9th, 2020 we will offer flow cytometric immunophenotyping for HLA-B27 antigen testing.
Jan 15, 2020
Please note that iLabLink being retired on January 31st, 2020
LifeLabs will be adopting new criteria for OHIP-insured tests.
Please be aware we are experiencing issues with our Anti-TPO testing. Until the issue is resolved, results turn around time will be 1 week as opposed to the 1-2 days. Please check back for updates. Thank-you, LifeLabs
Sep 9, 2019
LifeLabs is pleased to announce changes to five tests including 24-hr urine Catecholamines, Metanephrines, VMA, HVA, and 5-HIAA that will take effect on September 9. 2019.
Effective August 6th, 2019, the JOINTstat™ test for arthritis will be removed from the LifeLabs test menu.
Please note the change in methodology for TSH Receptor Antibody (TRAB), effective July 4th, 2019. The referral Laboratory has discontinued the previous RIA method and replaced it with a third generation competitive fluorescent immunoassay. The new assay provides increased sensitivity. This has r...
Mar 25, 2019
Please read below about a notice regarding expired FOBT cards being received at our laboratory.
Jan 31, 2019
Please note the turnaround time for ALUMINUM testing is back to a normal state
Jan 31, 2019
Please note the turnaround time for FRUCTOSAMINE testing is back to a normal state.
Jan 24, 2019
Endomysial Antibody testing has returned to routine turn-around times. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Jan 21, 2019
As of Monday, March 4th, 2019, due to change at our referral testing facility, testing for ADH/ Vasopressin is no longer available. It has been replaced by copeptin, a more reliable surrogate marker. ADH and copeptin are released in the body in a 1:1 ratio as 2 parts of the arginine vasopressin prec...
LifeLabs is pleased to announce changes to testing of serum 17-hydroxyprogesterone and Androstenedione that will take effect on December 17. 2018.
Dec 12, 2018
Due to technical issues at our referral laboratory, we are currently experiencing a delay in turnaround time for PROINSULIN testing. We will update this message when testing resumes to normal status. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Oct 24, 2018
We have received notice from our Supplier, Fisher Edmonton, to quarantine the following supplies IMMEDIATELY:
Broad Spectrum Toxicology (BST) Screen testing has returned to routine turn-around times. We apologize for any inconvenience.
LifeLabs would appreciate your help in ensuring best patient care when critical values become available after office hours on the tests that you order on your patients.