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Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Specimen Collection Locations

Community Specimen Collection

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine provides laboratory test information to physicians in the clinical areas of anatomic pathology, biochemistry, diagnostic molecular pathology, hematology, microbiology and transfusion medicine.

A network of community collection sites and acute care phlebotomy teams support access to these services.  The laboratory is fully integrated and offers standardized testing to support patient/client needs as they move through the continuum of care, programs and services.

Fasting for a Blood Collection

Fasting means you should not have anything to eat or drink for a minimum of 10 hours to a maximum of 14 hours before you go to the laboratory. For more information visit our Fasting Blood Collection Guidelines.

Collection Location Restrictions

Blood samples can only be taken at these specific collection locations for the following tests:

  • Special Coagulation*
  • Lactose Tolerance++
  • D-Xylose Tolerance~
​Pediatric Collections

Pediatric Collections of children less than 1 year of age: collection is only available at RUH Test Centre Monday through Friday 8:00am-4:30pm (hours Friday vary, so please call 306-655-2520 to confirm availability). 

We will do everything possible to prevent and treat pain.

  1. Provide education upon arrival
  2. Offer topical lidocaine
  3. Discuss the best comfort position
  4. Use distraction strategies


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Lawson Heights Mall
A29-134 Primrose Drive
(Separate entrance across from bus stop)
Monday-Friday 7:00am-6:00pm
Saturday and Sunday 9:00am-3:00pm
Statutory Holidays 9:00am-3:00pm
Market Mall
134-2325 Preston Ave
Monday-Friday 7:00am-6:00pm
Saturday 7:00am-3:00pm
Sunday Closed
​​ Confederation Mall
59-300 Confederation Drive
Monday-Friday 7:00am-5:00pm
Saturday 8:00am-2:00pm (Closed Saturdays in July and August)
Sunday Closed

4-419 Ludlow Street
Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:30pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed 
Midtown Medical Clinic (*,++)
5-39 23rd Street East
Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:30pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

​Holiday Hours

​Acute Care Locations providing Community Services

​Royal University Hospital Selective Test Center (*,~)
Considered a latex safe site
Access via Hospital Mall area
103 Hospital Drive
Monday-Thursday 8:00am-4:30pm
Friday hours vary - please call
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
​St Paul's Hospital Selective Test Center (*)
Considered a latex safe site
Access via Hospital main entrance
1702 20th Street
Monday-Thursday 8:00 am-2:30 pm
Friday hours vary - Please call
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Note: JPCH, RUH & SPH Test centers are closed December 25-27 & January 1, otherwise we are open as per the above hours.​

Last Modified: Monday, October 5, 2020 |
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