Immunohematology Referral Testing Services – Saskatchewan

Immunohematology Reference Laboratory specializes in the identification and resolution of complex patient red cell antibody problems. The laboratory, with experienced technologists, a large inventory of routine and rare reagent red cells and sera and the availability of advanced serological and genomic tests, provides transfusion related problem resolution and hospital consultation.

Referral testing is provided by National Immunohematology Reference Laboratory (NIRL) in Brampton.

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REQUISITIONS AND FORMS

Red Cell Antibody Investigation 

Request for Serological Investigation (PDF)
(Electronic Fillable Form)

Demande D'Investigation Serologique (PDF)
(Peut être rempli en ligne)

Discrepancy Resolution (ABO, Rh, Other Major Blood Groups)

Request for Serological Investigation (PDF)
(Electronic Fillable Form)

Demande D'Investigation Serologique (PDF)
(Peut être rempli en ligne)

Direct Antiglobulin Test (DAT)

Request for Serological Investigation (PDF)
(Electronic Fillable Form)

Demande D'Investigation Serologique (PDF)
(Peut être rempli en ligne)

Transfusion Reaction Investigation 

Request for Serological Investigation (PDF)
(Electronic Fillable Form)

Demande D'Investigation Serologique (PDF)
(Peut être rempli en ligne)

RBC Genotyping Testing for RHCE and Extended Blood Groups

Requisition for Blood Group Genotyping - Patient (NIRL) (PDF)
(Electronic Fillable Form)
Demande de génotypage sanguin (patient) (PDF)
(Peut être rempli en ligne)

RHD Genotyping

Request for RHD Genotyping (PDF)
(Electronic Fillable Form)

Demande de génotypage RhD (PDF)
(Peut être rempli en ligne)

Test for Anti-IgA

Patient Request for Anti-IgA Testing (PDF)
(Electronic Fillable Form)

Test for Anti-IgA (Frequently Asked Questions) (PDF)
(Electronic Fillable Form)

Fetal Genotyping from Maternal Plasma Requisitions

International Blood Group Reference Laboratory (PDF)

Guidance for Completion of International Blood Group Laboratory Requistion

Fetal Genotyping on Maternal Plasma Updates (PDF)

Fetal Genotyping from Maternal Plasma Consent 

Consent for Release of Neonatal Test Results (PDF)

Fetal Genotyping from Maternal Plasma Instructions

Fetal Genotyping on Maternal Plasma Collection Site Instructions (PDF)
Fetal Genotyping on Maternal Blood Testing Criteria and Collection Instructions (PDF)
Requesting Test Results

Reference Laboratory patient test results are available by contacting National Immunohematology Reference Lab (NIRL).

Monday to Friday 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. (ET)
Saturday 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (ET)
After hours: Closed
Sunday and Statutory holidays: Closed

Contact NIRL: 905-494-5295 

Please provide the following information:
- Patient first and last name
- PHN (Personal Health Number)
- Date of birth
- Hospital fax number

Report will be faxed to requesting hospital.