Test Catalog


Search below or browse by department on the left hand menu for testing offered at Providence Health Care laboratories.

Testing not found here may be available via our send out program. Please refer to our send out test directory (requires PHC intranet access). Pre-approval by a laboratory physician is required for many send out tests for both inpatients and outpatients.

For questions or comments about this catalog please contact Dr. Janet Simons at janet.simons@providencehealth.bc.ca

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Test Name: Neonatal Investigation Transfusion Medicine

Test Code: NI

Turn around time: Available on a STAT basis.

Collection Container: Light Green

Sample Type: Whole Blood EDTA

Minimum Volume: Cord Blood - 6 mL; Heel Blood - 0.5 mL

Collection and Shipping Requirements: Do not freeze. Ship at room temperature.

Method: Flow Cytometry