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January 17th 2022, AHL Open

Dear AHL clients,

University of Guelph is CLOSED today, January 17, 2022,  due to severe weather. AHL is open, however delays in reporting of test results may be expected as AHL has only a limited number of essential staff on site to deal with urgent and time-sensitive testing.

Serum amyloid A (SAA) - Test is currently unavailable at AHL

The Serum amyloid A (SAA) - photometric test is currently unavailable.  The AHL can subcontract the test out to Cornell AHDC. TAT and prices are affected, please contact ahlinfo@uoguelph.ca for more information.

Thanksgiving Day Holiday Weekend - AHL Monday October 11th - no testing

To our valued clients,

We hope everyone enjoys this upcoming long weekend. AHL will have no testing available Monday October 11th. Submission drop off at AHL Guelph is available from 7AM to 10PM everyday including Sundays and Holidays. AHL Guelph is open and specimen room staffed on Saturday October 9th from 9AM to 5PM for regular Saturday testing (limited Clinical Pathology and Bacteriology) and emergency Post Mortem submissions and Sunday October 10th and Monday October 11th from 9AM to 5PM for submission drop off and emergency Post Mortem submissions.

National Truth and Reconciliation Day Thursday September 30th - AHL is open

To our valued clients. AHL is open on September 30th. We will be observing this important day as part of our work day. Please note however that the major couriers (Purolator, Fedex, UPS) will be closed and will not be delivering nor picking up on September 30th. Our local couriers will be operating as usual. The last day for send out testing to external labs will be Tuesday. 

Jim Fairles - Client Services Veterinarian ahlinfo@uoguelph.ca 

Labour Day Holiday Weekend

To our valued clients – as we approach the end of summer and the next Stat Holiday, we want all to be aware of AHL’s status on the September Labour Day Holiday weekend. AHL Guelph will be open Monday September 6th 9AM -5PM for drop off of submissions only (STAT Holiday). AHL Kemptville will have drop off available but is closed.  Emergency PMs are available in Guelph but you must call ahead and confirm.

AHL Hours on Civic Holiday Weekend

To our valued clients – as we approach mid- summer and the next Stat Holiday, we want all to be aware of AHL’s status on the August Civic Holiday weekend. AHL Guelph will be open Monday August 2nd 9AM -5PM for drop off of submissions only (STAT Holiday). AHL Kemptville will have drop off available but is closed.  Emergency PMs are available in Guelph but you must call ahead and confirm. Regular AHL Guelph limited Saturday service (Clinical Pathology and Bacteriology) and drop off Sunday service will be available July 31st and August 1st.

AHL status on the July 1st Holiday and July 2nd

To our valued clients – as we approach summer and the next Stat Holiday, we want all to be aware of AHL’s status on the July 1st weekend. AHL Guelph will be open Thursday July 1st 9AM -5PM for drop off of submissions only (STAT Holiday). AHL Kemptville will have drop off available but is closed.  Emergency PMs are available in Guelph but you must call ahead and confirm. The University is also closed on Friday July 2nd. AHL Guelph will be open on July 2nd 9AM -5PM with limited testing. Please advise us if there will be any large volume testing needs that day.

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