Serving medical occupational health service providers
Avalon Laboratories is the first and only private medical lab in Newfoundland & Labrador, and Atlantic Canada to provide pre-employment and other employment-related blood and urine testing services to medical occupational health service providers. Our test menu includes screening for general health and screening for drug and alcohol / substance of abuse.
Testing for life insurance underwriters
We are also the first lab in Newfoundland & Labrador and Atlantic Canada to offer blood and urine tests for life insurance underwriters to help them understand an applicant’s baseline health.
A suite of medical diagnostic services
Avalon provides a suite of medical diagnostic services covering blood chemistry, immunology, hematology, and toxicology from our state-of-the-art 14,000 ft2 facility, conveniently located minutes from St. John’s International Airport.
For a list of all currently accredited examination methods, please see our up-to-date scope of accreditation here*.
Benefits of choosing Avalon
We eliminate the delays, risks, and costs associated with sending specimens out of province while delivering accurate results, at competitive prices, with a rapid turnaround.
Keeping Data Private and Secure
Avalon maintains the privacy of your clients’ data and follows a strict chain of custody protocol. Our HL7-based Laboratory Information System tracks patient specimens and results seamlessly, securely, and accurately. All client data is housed on internally monitored, secure Azure-cloud-based servers. Results are encrypted and securely delivered to clients using our Laboratory Information System.
Highly Qualified Professionals
Medical testing services are delivered by our highly qualified Medical Laboratory Technologists, whose work is overseen by our Medical Director, Clinical Biochemist, and Laboratory Director.
We offer the following test menu:
Complete Blood Count with 5-Part Differential Total Cholesterol HDL Cholesterol LDL Cholesterol (calculated) Triglycerides Uric Acid Urea Blood Nitrogen Creatinine Alkaline Phosphatase Bilirubin GGT AST ALT Albumin Total Protein Glucose Hemoglobin A1c TSH PSA Chloride Potassium Sodium
Glucose Protein RBC WBC pH Specific Gravity Nitrites Ketones Urobilinogen Bilirubin
Positive drug test results that exceed established cut-off levels undergo confirmatory testing. We deliver legally defensible results.
We Take Your Privacy Seriously
Avalon Laboratories uses a LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) with a highly encrypted support platform to manage confidential information. LIMS data storage, processing, and result distribution are performed using a trusted cloud provider and adhere to all standards outlined in the Newfoundland and Labrador Personal Health Information Act.