Laboratory and Diagnostic Programs

The hematology laboratory on site at CHEO 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

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