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<div class="ExternalClass571AE077A66047838BB350DB1DB40B44"><p>​The qathet General Hospital (<a href="" title="qathet General Hospital announcement">formerly</a> Powell River General Hospital) Laboratory is part of the Vancouver Coastal Health Regional Laboratory Medicine network. We also offer referral laboratory testing for other health facilities within the province.  </p><p>Our network of laboratory facilities offers STAT, routine and specialized testing in:</p><div><ul><li><p>Anatomic pathology </p></li><li><p>Clinical chemistry<br></p></li><li><p>Hematopathology</p></li><li><p>Microbiology</p></li><li><p>Transfusion medicine</p></li><li><p>Cytogenetics</p></li><li><p>Transplant immunology</p></li><li><p>Outpatient blood collection services</p></li></ul></div><p>Our specialty services have been developed with emphasis in bone marrow and solid organ transplantation, oncology, neurosciences and trauma to help support the various clinical services within VCH.</p><h2>Research & education</h2><p>We are involved in research activities with both clinical and university-based researchers. Our laboratories are also active as major teaching centres, working with educational institutions for the training of medical personnel including physicians, technologists, and laboratory assistants.</p></div>5000 Joyce Avenue(604) 485-3236<div class="ExternalClass527832F0C2F44990815F6404AA4FC8C0"></div><div class="ExternalClass527832F0C2F44990815F6404AA4FC8C0"><p>Appointments are available:</p><ul><li><p>Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.<br></p></li></ul><div>Drop-ins are available:<br></div><ul><li>8 a.m. - 3 p.m. <br></li></ul><p>Closed Saturdays, Sundays and statutory holidays. <br></p></div>(604) 485-3266V8A 5R3BC49.8522365,-124.5193499qathet General Hospital (formerly Powell River General Hospital)

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