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Genetic tests not available in Quebec


For prescribing doctors working in hospital centres other than the CHU Sainte‐Justine, Please follow the procedure below to request a genetic test available outside of Quebec:

  1. Begin by first checking whether or not the test is available in Quebec. Consult the Répertoire des procédures suprarégionales de biologie médicale (an on-line directory of outside medical biologic procedures) available on the MSSS of Quebec's website.
  2. If a test is not available in Quebec, please complete and send the following documents
    (in French only):
  3. Within approximately two weeks following the evaluation of your request, the Department of Medical Genetics will send you a letter to let you know if your request has been accepted or refused.
  4. If your request has been approved, you will be asked to draw a sample from your patient and send it to the Department of Medical Genetics, along with the requisition form F‐1392 (Analyses non disponibles au Québec – Envoi extérieur) bearing your request number. This requisition form will be sent to you, together with the letter of approval. You must send the sample and requisition form to the following address:

    Genetics Laboratory Reception Office
    CHU Sainte‐Justine, Room 7722 
    3175 Côte‐Sainte‐Catherine 
    Montreal (Quebec) H3T 1C5 
  5. The original copy of the lab report will be sent to you by mail in the days following its reception.

For more information

Please call the Genetic Counselor in charge of this procedure  at (514‐345‐4931 ext. 6125) or send an e-mail to genetique.analyses.hq.hsj@ssss.gouv.qc.ca.

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