Our laboratory works to get health care professionals test results in a timely manner. To learn more about specific test information, including submitting samples and turnaround times, please visit the test information page乐动体育代理招商 for the organism or disease.
Get Test Results
Qualified health care providers can receive test results in the following ways:
When your test results are available, we will fax them to the validated autofax number related to your account. To sign up for autofaxing, please call our Customer Service Centre at 416-235-6556乐动体育代理招商 or toll free.
乐动体育代理招商 You may obtain your results online using the Government of Ontario .
If you have not registered for autofaxing or online with the eHealth Portal, we will mail test results directly to the address provided on the submission form.
STAT and Critical Sample Testing
PHO's laboratory is committed to prioritizing testing to assist health-care providers in making swift patient care decisions in an urgent or emergency circumstance (“STAT”). STAT testing should only be requested when it directly affects patient care in an emergency medical circumstance.
STAT testing is available for specific test requests:
- rapid tests for influenza outbreaks
- HIV serology and Hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) needlestick (source only)
乐动体育代理招商Consultation with a PHO Microbiologist will be required in circumstances where a test is not usually processed as a STAT (e.g., HIV and HBsAg testing for women in labour).
乐动体育代理招商Approval for after-hours testing may require some or all of the following information: patient symptoms, travel history, date of onset of symptoms, exposure history, outbreak status and vaccination status.
乐动体育代理招商STAT samples must be shipped separately from routine specimens in a clearly marked package indicating ‘STAT’ and handled in accordance with the Canadian Biosafety Standards and shipped in accordance with the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations. Failure to ship separately will delay testing.
乐动体育代理招商Please notify us immediately when a STAT sample is sent by contacting our Customer Service Centre.
Well Water Testing Results
Well water testing is available for the public and public health inspectors. To see how to submit samples and get results, visit our Well Water乐动体育代理招商 page.
Approval for after-hour testing may require some or all of the following information: patient symptoms, travel history, date of onset of symptoms, exposure history, outbreak status and vaccination status.
Qualified health care providers: laboratory test results are available to registered healthcare providers through the .
For patients:乐动体育代理招商 PHO laboratory does not provide test results directly to patients. Contact your healthcare provider to obtain your laboratory test results.