Simple and quick testing to support your health

We offer flexible services to make your testing experience simple. Whether you visit us in person at one of our seven patient centres, or arrange for us to come to you in the comfort of your home.
Prepare for your test

What to expect from your visit

From what to bring to when you can expect results, we’ve got tips to prepare for your test. When you’re ready, visit one of our patient service centres – appointments aren’t required for most tests. 

Testing services for all your needs

We offer a comprehensive range of testing services so you can check off your tests in one visit.

Laboratory testing

Lab tests can be recommended by your doctor for a range of diagnostic purposes. Our facilities are equipped to run hundreds of different tests.

Radiology testing

Ultrasounds and x-rays and other radiology tests are available at some of our locations, with staff trained in the latest diagnostic imaging techniques.

Frequently asked questions

Have questions?

We’ve got you covered. If you have questions specific to your test requisition call one of our patient centres–our team is here to help.

No appointment is needed for laboratory, X-Ray, and ECG services. All patients will be seen on a first-come, first-serve basis at all our patient service centres. Make sure to check hours of operations prior to visiting one of our locations. Ultrasounds are performed at the Bells Corner location on an appointment basis. Simply call the patient service centre at 1 (800) 409-1942 and request an appointment for an ultrasound. The next available appointment will be booked for you.(Please ensure you know exactly what type of ultrasound your physician has requested)

Only licensed physicians, registered practical nurses or midwives may order lab tests, x-rays, ultrasounds and ECGs. If you feel your healthcare provider should be ordering certain tests, discuss your concerns with them.

Currently, X-Ray services are offered at our Bells Corner & Smyth Medical Centre locations. ECG services are offered at our Bells Corner, Smyth Medical Centre, and Parkdale locations. Ultrasound services are available at our Bells Corner location at select times. These locations are subject to change.

For x-ray services, no appointments are necessary.
For ultrasound services, appointments are required. Weekend appointments are available. To book an appointment, call the main lab at 613-789-4242 or email

The majority of tests will be covered by your provincial plan. Make sure to bring your health card if you’re visiting a patient centre. If a test is not covered by your provincial health plan, you’ll be asked to pay before your specimen is collected and tested. 
If you don’t have provincial coverage, you’ll be provided with a receipt that can be used to make a claim through private insurance. The following providers can also be invoiced directly: Interim Federal Health, Cowan Benefits, R.C.M.P and N.D.M.C.

Bio-Test is licensed by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to perform tests in Haematology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Special Chemistry, Serology and Cytology. The Bio-Test Laboratory is ISO 15189PlusTM accredited through the Institute for Quality Management in Health Care (IQMH).

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