Laboratory Services

Laboratory Services

Service Summary

The Laboratory at Alexandra Marine and General Hospital provides Lab services to Inpatients and Emergency clients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We are a proud partner of the IHLP (InterHospital Laboratory Partnership


 The following services are provided:

  • Core Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation and Immunohematology (Blood Bank) testing
  • Infant Hearing Screening services for newborns
  • Microbiology (performed at Stratford General Hospital)
  • Pathology and Cytology (performed at Stratford General Hospital)
  • Point of Care Testing Coordination and Management
  • Referral Lab services
  • Specimen Collection

Your Care Team

Your Care Team in the Laboratory includes Medical Laboratory Technologists and Medical Laboratory Assistants.


Outpatient Blood Work

Lab services for Pre-op, AMGH Hospital Clinics, and pre-arranged Outpatient clients are provided Monday through Friday 0800-1400.

For routine community Outpatient bloodwork, please visit the Lab Collection Centre at the Maitland Valley Medical Clinic located across from the hospital.

Preparing for your visit

If the conversation with your doctor and/or Laboratory requisition includes a fasting test, please refrain from eating and drinking at least 12 hours before your blood sample collection time.


A valid Health Card is required for all services, otherwise a fee will be charged.


Booking an Appointment


No appointment is necessary, however if you are unsure of the preparation required or if you are accessing the proper service, please call before visiting.


An OHIP requisition is required from an authorized Health Practitioner.



(519) 524-8323 ext. 5460 


Outpatient Service Hours: Monday to Friday, 0800 to 1400

Other times are available by appointment only.


Additional Resources

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