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McGill University Health Centre’s Genetics Department.

The public health system (RAMQ) covers testing for Tay-Sachs, Familial Dysautonomia and Canavan Disease.

To complete a screening program online, with no wait time, go to https://muhc.ca/med-genetics-ajprogram/page/screening-program.

To register for testing and genetic counseling, either:

  1. Download testing requisition form, fill it out and fax to the department (Click Referral for Genetic Screening)
  2. Call the genetics department (514-412-4427) and refer to “Ashkenazi Jewish Testing” OR
  3. E-mail genetics@muhc.mcgill.ca with the subject line “Ashkenazi Jewish Testing” and include the following information in the e-mail:
  • Name
  • Date of birth
  • Address
  • Phone #
  • Medicare card # (if available) and expiration date
  • Why you want to be seen

The following private companies* offers testing in Quebec and elsewhere:

   1-84-GENEHELP (1-844-363-4357) or email: Ask.genetics@lifelabs.com.

  1-888-988-1888 or email genetics@dynacare.ca

 

 

* Our organization is not associated with nor does it benefit from either option.