Specimens at CISSS de la Montérégie-Centre

The CISSS de la Montérégie-Centre offers free blood tests and collections of urine and other samples at its specimen centres, with and without an appointment.

At each visit, you must bring:

  • the request from your doctor, duly completed, signed and dated;
  • your valid health insurance card.

 

Please read the following instructions carefully. Some tests have special instructions.

 

Do I need to be fasting for my test?

Several tests no longer require you to be fasting. We strongly recommend that you consult the Liste des analyses nécessitant d’être à jeûn (List of tests that require fasting)before making an appointment online.

If you need to be fasting, we recommend you make an appointment first thing in the morning. Note that the afternoon time slots are reserved for users aged 8 and over.

 

 

Instructions for children aged 7 and under

Installations Consignes
CLSC Saint-Hubert
 
CLSC Samuel-de-Champlain (Brossard)
Parents of children aged 7 and under can come without an appointment in the morning or make an appointment before noon only. The afternoon time slots are reserved for users aged 8 and over.
CLSC de la Vallée-des-Forts (Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu) Parents of children aged 7 and under can come without an appointment in the morning or make an appointment before noon only. The afternoon time slots are reserved for users aged 8 and over.
CLSC Richelieu Parents of children aged 7 and under can come without an appointment in the morning or make an appointment before noon only.

CLSC de Henryville
 
CLSC de Saint-Césaire
 
Point de chute de Lacolle

Parents of children aged 7 and under must go to the CLSC de la Vallée-des-Forts or to the CLSC Richelieu.

 

50-gram or 75-gram oral glucose tolerance test

This test is not available by appointment. Show up at one of the following specimen centres before 8 a.m.:

  • CLSC Saint-Hubert
  • CLSC Samuel-de-Champlain
  • CLSC de la Vallée-des-Forts (Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu)
  • CLSC Richelieu

Duration :

  • The 50-gram test takes 1 hour.
  • The 75-gram test takes 2 hours.

These tests are not available at the CLSCs of Henryville and Saint-Césaire, as well as at the Lacolle point of service. Patients of these territories must go to one of the specimen centers mentioned above.

 

Special instructions for certain tests

The following tests are done only on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, with or without an appointment:

  • HLAB27
  • MHFE (hemochromatosis gene)
  • Tylym (lymphocyte typing)
  • CD4-CD8
  • Karyotype test
  • Fragile X syndrome
  • PPMP
  • Cyclosporine

Note that cortisol testing is done Monday to Friday, between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m. only, with or without an appointment.

 

 

List of tests done only at the hospital

Some tests must be done at the hospital with a request from a doctor:

 

Specimen centre schedules and appointments

*Specimen are Closed on Holidays

Specimen centre WITHOUT appointment WITH appointment
CLSC Saint-Hubert
(6800, boulevard Cousineau)
Monday to Friday
6:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Monday to Friday
6:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., and
12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Click here to make an appointment
(closed between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m.)

CLSC Samuel-de-Champlain (5811, boulevard Taschereau) Monday to Friday
6:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Monday to Friday
6:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., and
12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Click here to make an appointment
(closed between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m.)

CLSC de Henryville
(125, rue de l'Église)

Not available

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Click here to make an appointment
CLSC de Saint-Césaire
(1394, rue Notre-Dame)

Not available

Monday to Friday
7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Click here to make an appointment
Point de chute de Lacolle
(10 rue Ste-Marie)

Not available

Wednesday
7:30 a.m. to 8 :30 a.m.
Click here to make an appointment
CLSC de la Vallée-des-Forts (978, boulevard du Séminaire Nord)

Monday to Friday
6:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Monday to Friday
6:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. and
12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Click here to make an appointment
CLSC du Richelieu
(300, chemin de Marieville (à l'angle du chemin des Patriotes))

Monday to Friday :
7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Monday to Friday
7 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Click here to make an appointment

 

Container pick-up and drop-off

Specimen centers Instructions
CLSC Saint-Hubert
 
CLSC Samuel-de-Champlain (Brossard)
Specimen containers can be picked up and dropped off without an appointment, between 6:30 a.m. and 11 a.m., and 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.
CLSC de la Vallée-des-Forts (Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu) Specimen containers can be picked up and dropped off without an appointment, between 6:30 a.m. and 11 a.m., and 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.
CLSC Richelieu Specimen containers can be picked up and dropped off without an appointment, between 7 a.m. and 12 p.m.

CLSC de Henryville

CLSC de Saint-Césaire

Specimen containers can be picked up and dropped off without an appointment, between 7 :30 a.m. and 9 a.m.
Point de chute de Lacolle Specimen containers can be picked up and dropped off without an appointment, between 7 :30 a.m. and 8 :30 a.m.

 

 

Test results

Note that the specimen centres do not give out test results. Your doctor will inform you of your results.