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Who We Are

Lower Mainland Laboratories is your public laboratory network. Patient safety and quality of care are our top priorities.

We provide laboratory testing services at 31 sites across the Lower Mainland. 

These include laboratories based in each of the acute care hospitals in the Lower Mainland and Central Coast and specialty laboratories that provide province-wide reference and specialty testing.

Our specialty laboratories include:

Our provincial role

Lower Mainland Laboratories is a service of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA). We are responsible for providing public laboratory services throughout the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. 

Hospital-based laboratories in Vancouver Coastal Health, Fraser Health, Providence Health Care and PHSA provide both inpatient and outpatient laboratory services.  Our specialty laboratories provide a variety of reference and specialized testing.

Seventy to eighty percent of clinical decisions are based on laboratory test results. Our highly trained staff are committed to providing the highest quality laboratory services to all our clients.

Outpatients can visit any of our 32 accessible patient services centres.  

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