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Flow Cytometry - Shipping and Handling

General Specimen Collection and Preparation

  • Samples should be tested within 24 hours of collection unless otherwise stated. Plan your draw and shipping accordingly as some tests cannot be performed on Fridays, weekends and statutory holidays. Please consult the Guide to Services.
  • Our laboratory operates Monday to Friday 7:00 am to 8:00 pm and Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (MST). Samples are received and tested during these hours of operation only.

General Specimen Transportation and Shipment

  • Overnight shipping via FedEx is required. Please fax or call us with the tracking number so we can track your specimen if needed. Phone: 403-944-4771 Fax: 403-270-4135
  • Completed test requisition and payment forms must be included with each sample.
  • For packing instructions and courier rates, please go to FedEx Canada - Shipping, Logistics & Courier Services directly. It is important to package securely to avoid any damage.
  • Ship directly to: 

                         Flow Cytometry Laboratory
                         7th Floor McCaig Tower, Foothills Medical Centre
                         1403 - 29 Street NW
                         Calgary, AB T2N 2T9