Specimens at CISSS de la Montérégie-Centre

IMPORTANT

BECAUSE OF THE SITUATION OF CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19), PLEASE NOTE THAT THE SPECIMEN CENTRES WILL OFFER SERVICES WITH APPOINTMENT ONLY.

The CISSS de la Montérégie-Centre offers free blood tests and collections of urine and other samples at its specimen centres.

At each visit, you must bring:

  • the request from your doctor, duly completed, signed and dated;
  • your valid health insurance card.

If you have an electronic requisition, please send it to: ·

Please read the following instructions carefully. Some tests have special instructions.

Do I need to be fasting for my test?

Several tests no longer require you to be fasting. We strongly recommend that you consult the Liste des analyses nécessitant d’être à jeûn (List of tests that require fasting)before making an appointment online.

If you need to be fasting, we recommend you make an appointment first thing in the morning. Note that the afternoon time slots are reserved for users aged 8 and over.

 

Instructions for children aged 7 and under

Installations

Consignes

CLSC Saint-Hubert
 
CLSC Samuel-de-Champlain (Brossard)

Parents of children aged 7 and under must make an appointment before 2:00 p.m.

CLSC de la Vallée-des-Forts (Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu)

Parents of children aged 7 and under must make an appointment before 3:30 p.m.

CLSC Richelieu

Parents of children aged 7 and under must make an appointment before noon only.

CLSC de Henryville
 
CLSC de Saint-Césaire
 
Point de chute de Lacolle

Parents of children aged 7 and under must go to the CLSC de la Vallée-des-Forts or to the CLSC Richelieu.

 

50-gram or 75-gram oral glucose tolerance test

Please note that this test must be carried out by appointment before 9:30 a.m. When you make your appointment, if there is no time slot available before 9:30 a.m., please call the telephone appointment centre of your CLSC:

  • CLSC Saint-Hubert: 450-445-4452, poste 612366
  • CLSC Samuel-de-Champlain: 450-445-4452, poste 612366
  • CLSC de la Vallée-des-Forts (Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu): 1-866-967-4825, poste 3511
  • CLSC Richelieu: 1-866-967-4825, poste 3511

Duration :

  • The 50-gram test takes 1 hour.
  • The 75-gram test takes 2 hours.

These tests are not available at the CLSCs of Henryville and Saint-Césaire, as well as at the Lacolle point of service. Patients of these territories must go to one of the specimen centers mentioned above.

 

Special instructions for certain tests

The following tests are done only on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, with an appointment:

  • HLAB27
  • MHFE (hemochromatosis gene)
  • Tylym (lymphocyte typing)
  • CD4-CD8
  • Karyotype test
  • Fragile X syndrome
  • PPMP
  • Cyclosporine

Note that cortisol testing is done Monday to Friday, between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m. only, with an appointment.

Noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT) : Please note that this test is done in the morning, by appointment only, Monday to Wednesday. The test is also done Thursday morning, before 9:00 a.m. by appointment only. This analysis is available at the CLSC Samuel-de-Champlain and at the CLSC de la Vallée-des-Forts (Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu).

Lactose, Prolactin and Xylose
Please note that this test must be carried out by appointment before 9:30 a.m. at one of the following testing centres:

  • CLSC de la Vallée-des-Forts (Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu)
  • CLSC de Richelieu

Please allow for a stay of 1-1/2 to 2 hours at the CLSC.

List of tests done only at the hospital

Some tests must be done at the hospital with a request from a doctor:

 

Specimen centre schedules and appointments

*Specimen are Closed on Holidays

Specimen centre

WITH appointment

CLSC Saint-Hubert
(6800, boulevard Cousineau)

Monday to Friday
6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Click here to make an appointment

CLSC Samuel-de-Champlain (5811, boulevard Taschereau)

Monday to Friday
6:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.
Click here to make an appointment

CLSC de Henryville
(125, rue de l'Église)

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Click here to make an appointment

CLSC de Saint-Césaire
(1394, rue Notre-Dame)

Monday to Friday
7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Click here to make an appointment

Point de chute de Lacolle
(10 rue Ste-Marie)

Wednesday
7:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
Click here to make an appointment

CLSC de la Vallée-des-Forts (978, boulevard du Séminaire Nord)

Monday to Friday
6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
(Closed between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m.)
Click here to make an appointment

CLSC du Richelieu
(300, chemin de Marieville (à l'angle du chemin des Patriotes))

Monday to Friday
7 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Click here to make an appointment

 

Container pick-up and drop-off

Specimen centers

Instructions

CLSC Saint-Hubert
 

Specimen containers can be picked up and dropped off without an appointment, between 6:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.

CLSC Samuel-de-Champlain (Brossard)

Specimen containers can be picked up and dropped off without an appointment, between 6:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

CLSC de la Vallée-des-Forts (Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu)

Specimen containers can be picked up and dropped off without an appointment, between 6:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. (Closed between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m.)

CLSC Richelieu

Specimen containers can be picked up and dropped off without an appointment, between 7 a.m. and 12 p.m.

CLSC de Henryville

CLSC de Saint-Césaire

Specimen containers can be picked up and dropped off without an appointment, between 7 :30 a.m. and 9 a.m.

Point de chute de Lacolle

Specimen containers can be picked up and dropped off without an appointment, between 7 :30 a.m. and 9:45 a.m.

 

 

Test results

Note that the specimen centres do not give out test results. Your doctor will inform you of your results.