Canadian Blood Services
CBS – Winnipeg Diagnostic Services has three laboratories providing services to the region:
- The Crossmatch Laboratory provides services to hospitals in Manitoba, Northwest Ontario and Eastern Nunavut.
- The Perinatal Laboratory provides services to hospitals and clinics in Manitoba, Northwest Ontario, Eastern Nunavut and some facilities in Saskatchewan.
- The Platelet Immunology Laboratory provides services to hospitals in Manitoba and provides reference services on a national basis.
Upon request, 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.
For CBS forms and additional information: