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LifeLabs Genetics Tests

All the genetic tests we offer include payment in Canadian dollars, provincial funding application support (when applicable), as well as the handling of kits, samples, and results according to Canadian health standards. Whether through one of our local collection centres or through a self-collection kit (when applicable), LifeLabs makes it easy for Canadians to access genetic tests

Reproductive Health

Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing

Expanded Carrier Screening

DNA Paternity

Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing
Learn about your baby’s risk for genetic disorders as early as 9 weeks, with Panorama®, a highly accurate pregnancy screen for the most common genetic conditions caused by extra or missing chromosomes.
Expanded Carrier Screening
Make more confident family planning choices with the Counsyl Foresight, which determines a person’s carrier status for over 175 genetic conditions.
DNA Paternity
A comprehensive DNA Paternity Testing service with all the convenience and reliability you can count on.

Pharmacogenetics

TreatGxPlus

TreatGxPlus
Ensure your prescriptions are part of the solution, not the problem. This genetic test, along with your medical profile and a smart online tool, allows you to choose the medication that is right for you.

Oncology

Genetic Testing For Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer ProSigna® Assay

Genetic Testing For Breast Cancer
Learn your personal and familial risk for developing one of many reproductive cancers.
Breast Cancer ProSigna® Assay
Make plans for the future with Prosigna®, a test that assesses the risk of recurrence in post-menopausal patients diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer.

Hereditary + Rare Conditions

Whole Exome Sequencing

Whole Genome Sequencing

Single Genes + Panel Testing

Whole Exome Sequencing
Find the real reasons behind hard-to-diagnose conditions with CentoXome®, a powerful DNA sequencing test that is able to simultaneously analyze thousands of clinically-relevant genes.
Whole Genome Sequencing
Unravel genetic truths and employ one of the newest genetic testing technologies with CentoGenome®, an exhaustive test that examines every piece of your DNA.
Single Genes + Panel Testing
These 3500+ diagnostic, predictive, carrier, and prenatal genetic tests provide concrete, actionable insights that lead to constructive dialogue and personalized treatment for patients.

When Should You Consider Genetic Testing?

Genetic testing is useful in a variety of scenarios, such as times of change, challenge, and decision making.

You are pregnant or planning
your family

Your child faces developmental challenges

You discover family members have conditions that can be passed down

You come from an ethnic background with higher risks for certain conditions

You are struggling to find effective treatments

Your healthcare provider recommends genetic testing

How to Access to Genetic Testing

Our Customer Care Team is here to support patients and healthcare provider through this process, please contact us.

STEP 1

Learn about<br> LifeLabs Genetics <br>testing

Learn about
LifeLabs Genetics
testing

STEP 2

Choose a test with your healthcare provider

Choose a test with your healthcare provider

STEP 3

Get the appropriate forms online

Get the appropriate forms online

STEP 4

Healthcare provider completes forms

Healthcare provider completes forms

STEP 5

Submit sample, requisition and payment* to LifeLabs

Submit sample, requisition and payment* to LifeLabs

STEP 6

Speak to your healthcare provider about your results

Speak to your healthcare provider about your results

*Most tests have provincial funding coverage; however in some cases payment must be required. The list of required documents, funding criteria and pricing is available on the product specific webpage.

Patient Stories

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Contact Us

Genetic testing can seem complicated. Our team of certified genetic counsellors and client-care specialists are available to support you along the way.

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