Winnipeg Centre

Winnipeg Centre

Diagnostic Services
Canadian Blood Services
777 William Ave.
Winnipeg, MB R3E 3R4
MB Diagnostic Services Contact Information (PDF)

Winnipeg Diagnostic Services is comprised of 3 laboratories – the Crossmatch Laboratory, the Perinatal Laboratory and the Platelet Immunology Laboratory. The Crossmatch Laboratory offers patient focused services to hospitals in Manitoba, North West Ontario and eastern Nunavut. The Perinatal Laboratory services hospitals and clinics in Manitoba, North West Ontario, eastern Nunavut and some facilities in Saskatchewan. The Platelet Immunology Laboratory services hospitals in Manitoba and provides reference services on a national basis.

Upon request of an authorized health care provider, the laboratories provide pre-transfusion and compatibility testing, red cell and platelet components, perinatal testing, reference red blood cell serology testing (antibody investigations) and human leukocyte (HLA) and platelet specific (HPA) antigen typing and antibody investigation. Molecular genotyping for red cells is a service also offered by the laboratory.

Accreditation - Licenses:


CAP Accreditation Certificate - Platelet Immunology (PDF)



Crossmatch / Accession Laboratory

24 hours/day, 7 days/week

Perinatal Laboratory

Monday: 7:30am to 4:00pm
Tuesday: 7:30am to 4:00pm
Wednesday: 7:30am to 4:00pm
Thursday: 7:30am to 4:00pm
Friday: 7:30am to 4:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am to 4:00pm
Sunday: 8:00am to 4:00pm
Statutory Holidays: 8:00am to 4:00pm

Platelet Immunology Laboratory

Monday: 8:00am to 4:30pm
Tuesday: 8:00am to 4:30pm
Wednesday: 8:00am to 4:30pm
Thursday: 8:00am to 4:30pm
Friday: 8:00am to 4:30pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Statutory Holidays: Closed