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Laboratory services at St. Boniface Hospital (SBH) are operated by Diagnostic Services of Manitoba (DSM).
As part of DSM's provincial diagnostic network, the Medical Laboratory at St. Boniface Hospital is a point-of-access for facility in-patients to a comprehensive range of laboratory services, including Biochemistry and Genetics, Hematopathology, Immunology, Microbiology, Transfusion Medicine, Surgical Pathology, Autopsy and Cytology for the purpose of diagnosis, pre and post operative testing and treatment monitoring. Emergency and in-patient services are offered 24 hours/day.
DSM's SBH-sited laboratory is also a referral centre for other health care facilities within Winnipeg and across the province.
As a teaching centre, educational services are provided for medical and clinical students and residents as well as for laboratory staff. Students from the Red River College Medical Laboratory Technology Program receive a portion of their practical training at DSM's SBH-sited laboratory facilities. Medical and scientific research is also conducted at the site.
DSM is the not-for-profit corporation responsible for all of Manitoba's public laboratory and rural diagnostic imaging services. As an important part of DSM's provincial network, the lab at St. Boniface Hospital is one of 77 facilities working collaboratively to provide high-quality, state-of-the-art services to Manitoba's diagnostic customers.
For more information on DSM services and initiatives, please visit www.dsmanitoba.ca