Sample Collection (blood samples, etc.)

For blood or other sample collection, the CISSS of Outaouais provides services in hospitals and some CLSCs.

*For a list of hospital collection centres and their schedules, please refer to the In-hospital care and services, Sample collection (laboratory) section.

To ensure seamless services, make sure you have your :

  • Valid health insurance card (RAMQ)
  • Request indicating the samples to be collected

Walk-in collection sites unless otherwise instructed by your doctor

  • Refer to the detailed sheet for CLSC LeGuerrier (Gatineau, Aylmer sector)  Please note As of April 20, 2020 and for an indeterminate period, please book an appointment by calling: 819 966-6300
  • For urine and stool samples only, no appointment necessary.
    The following tests are not available at the aylmer sampling center. PLEASE Contact the appointment center at 819 776-6116

    • D-xylose test;
    • Lactose test;
    • Sweat test;
    • CH50 total hemolytic blood complement;
    • Plasma cathecolamine
    • Cryofibrinogen;
    • Cryoglobulin;
    • Serum porphyrins;
    • Variconazole
    • Posaconazole
    • Capillary gas
    • Cold agglutinin
    • Itraconazole
    • PFA
    • Arterial gas
    • Spermogram

Please note that the following analyses are available only on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays (excluding public holidays):

  • Non-invasive prenatal genomic testing (NIPT)
  • CD3
  • CD4
  • CD8
  • HLAB27

Please note that the following analysis is only available before 8:00 a.m., so you must make an appointment before 7:30 a.m.:

  • Aldosterone

This list is not exhaustive. Other rare tests may not be available on the day of your visit.

See detailed sheet for Petite-Nation CLSC (St-André-Avellin)

New collection centre in Gatineau with new virtual ticketing modes

External Sample Collection Centre (Gatineau, Gatineau Sector)
at 75 de la Gappe Boulevard, Gatineau, J8T 0B5

Blood Collection/Samples - ATTENTION : Exceptionally, the collection centre will close at 2:30 p.m. on November 13th.

Normal opening hours are from 6.30 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. Thank you for your understanding.

ATTENTION: It is possible that the availability of virtual tickets will be affected by traffic at the collection center, as well as by on-site waiting times. Closing time may also be brought forward due to a high volume of patients waiting for collection.

The following analyses are not available at the external sampling center. Contact the appointment center at 819 776-6116 to reserve your sample.

  • Induced hyperglycemia
  • Glucose tolerance test (50 g) ;
  • D-xylose test;
  • Lactose test;
  • Sweat test;
  • Total hemolytic blood complement CH50;
  • Plasma cathecolamine
  • Cryofibrinogen;
  • Cryoglobulin;
  • Serum porphyrins;
  • Variconazole
  • Posaconazole
  • Capillary gas
  • Cold agglutinin
  • Itraconazole
  • PFA
  • Arterial gas
  • Spermogram

Please note that the following analyses are available only on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays (excluding public holidays):

  • Non-invasive prenatal genomic testing (NIPT)
  • CD3
  • CD4
  • CD8
  • HLAB27

Please note that the following test is only available before 8:00 a.m., so you must arrive before 7:30 a.m.:

  • Aldosterone

This list is not exhaustive. Other rare tests may not be available on the day of your visit.

IMPORTANT: If you do not need to fast, we encourage you to pick up your ticket after 10 a.m.

To get your ticket (in the same day), choose one of the following 2 options, either by smartphone or by visiting the location:

IMPORTANT : Online tickets are available starting at 7am only.

  1. ATTENTION : It is possible that the availability of virtual tickets will be affected by traffic at the collection center, as well as by on-site waiting times. Closing time may also be advanced due to a high volume of patients awaiting collection. From a smartphone only - From smartphone only - Scan the QR code or click on the following link: Get a ticket
  2. On-site counter

 

For the smartphone procedure, follow the six steps described below:

 

1

Scan the barcode on the right with your smartphone's camera.
Then click on the link that appears. You will be redirected to the appointment booking site.

OR

Click on the link: Get a ticket

 

2

 

 

Fill in the form and click on validate my ticket.

 

3

You will be given an approximate time to report to the counter.

This time may change depending on traffic.

Please note that this is not an appointment time.

Fifteen minutes before your turn at the counter you will receive this text message: It's your turn soon.

You should go to the collection centre at this time.

4

The counter you have to go to is displayed on the ticket.

When it is your turn to go to a counter, you will receive this message:

Please go to COUNTER X.

5

Then the time on your ticket will change to show the approximate time of your collection.

After you check in at the counter, you can wait inside or outside.

6

The room you need to go to is displayed on the ticket.

When it is time for you to go to a room for your collection, you will receive this message:

Please go to ROOM X.

When returning a sample, please go directly to the collection centre.

Collection sites with appointments only

 

Collection site closures on statutory holidays

Collection sites are closed on certain statutory holidays between July 1st 2023 and June 24 2024:

External Collection Centre (Gatineau, Gatineau Sector): 

  • April 7 and 10, 2023
  • May 22, 2023
  • June 23 et 30, 2023
  • August 7, 2023
  • September 4, 2023
  • October 9, 2023
  • December 25,26, and 27, 2023
  • January 1 and 2, 2024
  • March 29, 2024
  • April 1, 2024
  • May 20, 2024
  • June 24, 2024

LeGuerrier CLSC (Aylmer):

  • April 7 and 10, 2023
  • May 22, 2023
  • June 23 and 30, 2023
  • August 7, 2023
  • September 4, 2023
  • October 9, 2023
  • December 25,26, and 27, 2023
  • January 1 and 2, 2024
  • March 29, 2024
  • April 1, 2024
  • May 20, 2024
  • June 24, 2024

Chelsea, Cantley, La Pêche and Val-des-Monts CLSCs:

  • July 1st 2023
  • August 1st 2023
  • September 5 2023
  • October 10 2023
  • December 23, 26, 27 and 30 2023
  • January 2nd 2024
  • April 7 and 10 2024
  • May 22 2024
  • June 24 2024

Val-des-Bois and Petite-Nation CLSCs

  • July 1st 2023
  • August 1st 2023
  • September 5 2023
  • October 10 2023
  • December 23, 26, 27 and 30 2023
  • January 2nd 2024
  • April 7 and 10 2024
  • May 22 2024
  • June 24 2024

Low CLSC (including Lac Ste-Marie Service Point) and Gracefield CLSC:

  • July 1st 2023
  • August 1st 2023
  • September 5 2023
  • October 10 2023
  • December 23, 26, 27 and 30 2023
  • January 2nd 2024
  • April 7 and 10 2024
  • May 22 2024
  • June 24 2024

Chapeau, Mansfield and Quyon CLSCs

  • April 7 and 10, 2023
  • May 22, 2023
  • June 23 and 30, 2023
  •  August 7, 2023
  • September 4, 2023
  • October 9, 2023
  • December 25,26, and 27, 2023
  • January 1 and 2, 2024
  • March 29, 2024
  • April 1, 2024
  • May 20, 2024
  • June 24, 2024

There are also hospital collection centres.
To view a list of these collection centres and their schedules, visit the Sample collection (laboratory) page under In-hospital care and services