Panorama ™

How to complete Panorama Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT):

You are just five steps away from having test results :

Full Prenatal Panel
Basic + 5 microdeletions

Testing of chromosomes 21,13,18,X,Y, triploidy, 22q deletion, Cri-du-chat,1p36 deletion, Angelman, Prader-Willi.

Extended Prenatal Panel
Basic + 22q.11.2

Testing of chromosomes 21, 13, 18, X, Y, triploidy, and 22q11.2 deletion.

Basic Prenatal Panel
Trisomy 21, 18, 13, monosomy X, sex chromosome trisomies, triploidy, complete molar pregnancy and fetal sex optional.

Testing of chromosomes 21, 13, 18, X, Y and triploidy. Monosomy X + triploidy.



Test payment

You can pay for Panorama™ Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) testing online. Tests are refundable up until the time you have your sample collected. Provincial Insurance Coverage: Funding for NIPT is available in some provinces/territories for patients who meet high-risk specific criteria. Please speak with your healthcare provider to see if you qualify before purchasing the test. Insurance Coverage: NIPT may be covered under some private healthcare insurance plans. Please check with your insurance provider before purchasing the test. LifeLabs is pleased to offer three NIPT panel options. By clicking the pay for test button below, you will be taken to LifeLabs e-commerce store where you will be able to select the version of Panorama you are interested in. Please select Ontario or British Columbia depending on your province.


Access personalized requisition from your email

You will receive your personalized requisition in the confirmation email after paying for the test online.
This requisition will be personalized to your order.

Have requisition signed by your healthcare provider

Print and bring the requisition form you received in the order email to your healthcare provider for signature. Requisitions not signed by a healthcare provider cannot be processed and labs will be unable to collect the required sample(s).

Provide a sample

Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing requires a blood sample that can easily be collected.
If you are a resident of Ontario, Saskatchewan or British Columbia: You can visit any LifeLabs Patient Service Centre to have your blood sample collected. You must bring the same order confirmation requisition that you had signed by your healthcare provider. Our staff cannot collect a blood sample without the correct requisition signed by a healthcare provider. For your convenience and to reduce wait times we recommend booking an appointment.
If you are a resident in the rest of Canada: Please contact to arrange for collection.

Get your results

Your test results will be sent directly to your ordering healthcare provider within 7 – 10 days of being received in the laboratory for their review and follow-up discussion with you.

We recommend that you schedule an appointment with your healthcare provider two weeks after your blood sample is collected to review the results.

*NEW* You can access Panorama™ reports through LifeLabs’ online portal 5 calendar days after the report is released to the ordering health care provider.

Ontario Patient Reports BC Patient Reports

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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