Edmonton zone

The following tests are available with same day results.

Priority specimens are sent by the next scheduled courier.



Complete blood count (CBC)  Alanine aminotransferase (ALT)
Complete blood count with differential (CBCD)  Bilirubin, neonatal (NBIL)*
International normalized ratio (INR)/ Prothrombin time (PT)  Bilirubin, total
Malaria  Calcium
Partial thromboplastin time (PTT)  Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Platelet count  Carboxyhemoglobin*
   Creatine kinase (CK)


Acetaminophen*  Glucose
Carbamazepine  HCG, urine qualitative (pregnancy test)
Digoxin  HCG, serum quantitative
Gentamicin*  Hepatitis A IgM
Lithium  Hepatitis, needlestick exposure*
Phenobarbital  Lipase
Phenytoin  Magnesium
Salicylate*  Methemoglobin*
Theophylline  Potassium
Tobramycin*  Sodium
Valproate  Troponin I
Vancomycin*   Urea
   ECG (technical component only)

Tests not listed above may be ordered priority only by approval of pathologist or clinical chemist.
During regular business hours, Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., contact a pathologist or clinical chemist via the base laboratory at 780-451-3702 ext 7100.
Outside regular business hours contact the pathologist on call at 780-445-1274.

Critical results will be telephoned. All priority results will be available in Netcare.

Patient results will not be faxed as per DynaLIFE privacy policy.

*Testing is not performed at DynaLIFE base laboratory