LifeLabs Genetics is bringing the benefits of personalized medicine to Canadians. All genetic tests offered by LifeLabs Genetics are complemented with convenient, localized customer care, Canadian payment options, and the handling of kits, samples, and results according to Canadian standards.

Our Tests

Reproductive Health

Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing
Panorama is a Non-Invasive Prenatal Test (NIPT) that screens for common genetic conditions caused by extra or missing chromosomes in the baby’s DNA as early as 9 weeks.
Expanded Carrier Screening
The Counsyl Family Prep Screen identifies parents-to-be that are likely to pass on genetic- conditions to their children.
DNA Paternity
A comprehensive DNA Paternity Testing service with all the convenience and reliability you can count on.

Pharmacogenetics

TreatGxPlus
TreatGx Plus predicts an individual’s response to prescription medications by analyzing medication-to-medication, medication-to-disease, and medication-to-genetic interactions.

Oncology

Genetic Testing For Breast Cancer
More and more Canadians with early cancer diagnoses or pronounced family histories of breast or ovarian cancers are considering BRCA1 and BRCA2 (BRCA1/2) genetic testing.
Breast Cancer ProSigna® Assay
The Prosigna® Breast Cancer Prognostic Gene Signature Assay looks at 50 genes in the cancer cells to assist in identifying the likelihood that the cancer may return over the next 10 years and aid in cancer management.

Hereditary + Rare Conditions

Whole Exome Sequencing
To determine a cause for a complex genetic disorder, CentoXome® analyzes thousands of genes simultaneously, providing an alternative to single-gene tests or multigene panels to investigate the molecular basis of genetic disorders.
Whole Genome Sequencing
WGS is one of the latest genetic technologies that sequences the entire coding and non-coding regions of the genome to help provide answers for individuals with complex disease where other tests have not.
Single Genes + Panel Testing
These 3500+ diagnostic and predictive single gene and genetic panel tests provide concrete, actionable insights that lead to informed decision making and personalized treatment.

LifeLabs Genetics offers a range of genetic tests across multiple specialties.
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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.

LifeLabs Genetics, Canada’s largest private clinical genetics laboratory conducts life-saving and life-changing genetic tests from its lab in Toronto.

LifeLabs Genetics maintains College of American Pathologists (CAP) and Institute for Quality Management in Healthcare (IQMH; ISO 15180 PlusTM) certifications. These accreditations keep patient safety, test quality, and regulatory adherence in focus and ensure a world-class patient and physician experience.

LifeLabs makes continuous investments in new diagnostic technologies. Results are computationally compared to ever-evolving, anonymized databases of clinical evidence
and then explained in comprehensive, personalized reports. Each test is run on regularly calibrated equipment to ensure sensitivity, accuracy, reliability, and speed.

LifeLabs Patient Service Centres (PSCs):

  • Available in Ontario and BC. (kits can be sent to other provinces)
  • Open from Monday to Friday
  • Open Early (By 8 am)*
  • Open Weekends*
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Bilingual (French & English)*
  • Accept Walk-Ins
  • Take Appointments/Reservations
  • Have Genetic Testing Kits
  • Accept Cash, Debit, VISA, Mastercard, & Cheque

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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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  • Alberta
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  • New Brunswick
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Northwest Territories
  • Nova Scotia
  • Nunavut
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Quebec
  • Saskatchewan
  • Yukon