There is a hematology laboratory on site at CHEO that performs basic as well as special hematology testing. Flow cytometry is performed at The Ottawa Hospital and there is a cytogenetics laboratory at CHEO. The Newborn Screening Laboratory for the region is also based at CHEO.
Laboratory procedures performed by members of the division include
- Lumbar puncture
- Lumbar puncture with intrathecal chemotherapy administration
- Bone marrow aspirate
- Bone marrow biopsy