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This guidance document presents the criteria for safety and effectiveness that apply to test swabs used for COVID-19 sampling. It also provides guidance on how to meet these criteria in an application under the IO pathway.

Last Updated: Oct. 2, 2020
Date Published: Aug. 25, 2020
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  COVID-19, pandemic, testing devices, test swabs, sampling, criteria for safety and effectiveness
Federal

This guidance document presents the criteria for safety and effectiveness that apply to test swabs used for COVID-19 sampling. It also provides guidance on how to meet these criteria in an application under the IO pathway.

Last Updated: Nov. 4, 2020
Date Published: Sep. 25, 2020
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  COVID-19, pandemic, testing devices, test swabs, sampling, criteria for safety and effectiveness
Federal

The Tobacco Reporting Regulations madeunder the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act incorporate by reference a number of Health Canada official methods that must be followed when dealing with the following: mainstream smoke, sidestream smoke, whole tobacco, sample preparation and toxicity testing.

The following tables provide the number of the method, the title and a brief description of the methods for the preparation of samples for testing purposes. (sample preparation)

Last Updated: Feb. 9, 2022
Date Published: Dec. 31, 1999
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  test method, laboratory test, tobacco products, sample preparation
Federal

Nucleic acid-based testing is also called molecular testing, and is often called PCR. Molecular tests detect the virus genetic material (nucleic acids). Public health laboratories in Canada and around the world use nucleic acid-based testing to diagnose COVID-19 infection. This test is the gold standard to diagnose active COVID-19 infection in patients with symptoms.

Last Updated: Jun. 29, 2021
Date Published: Jun. 3, 2021
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  COVID-19, pandemic, testing devices, testing devices for COVID-19, nucleic acid testing devices, molecular testing, PCR, nucleic acid-based testing, COVID-19 infection
Federal

Serological tests do not detect the virus itself. Instead, they detect the antibodies produced in response to an infection. Serology tests are also known as antibody tests. Serological tests are not appropriate for diagnosing COVID-19.

Last Updated: Jun. 30, 2021
Date Published: May 26, 2021
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  COVID-19, pandemic, testing devices, testing devices for COVID-19, Serological testing devices, antibodies, antibody tests, detection of antibodies
Federal

The table below lists all laboratories and establishments that hold a licence for Analytical Testing under the Cannabis Regulations. These licence holders are authorized to conduct analytical testing activities with cannabis.

Last Updated: Jun. 27, 2022
Date Published: Apr. 20, 2022
Organization: Health Canada
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Keywords:  the Cannabis Act, laboratories, laboratories authorized, conduct analytical testing, analytical-testing under Cannabis-Regulations, licence holders
Federal

A near patient in vitro diagnostic device (IVDD) is used for: point-of-care testing in a health care setting (for example, doctor’s office, pharmacy, at the bedside) or self-testing ( for example, used by individuals at home). Typically, these rapid test devices are simple to use and provide visual or simple results within a short time.

Last Updated: Jun. 29, 2021
Date Published: Jun. 3, 2021
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  COVID-19, pandemic, testing devices, testing devices for COVID-19, point-of-care and self-testing devices, rapid tests
Federal

Diagnosing and how we test, testing importance and contact tracing, increasing testing supply, test accuracy, testing for travellers, national overview of tests performed, roles and responsibilities, authorized testing devices, testing devices under review, access to and types of testing devices, testing and screening expert advisory panel, indutry advisory roundtable, and rapid tests for workplace screening.

Last Updated: Apr. 30, 2021
Date Published: Apr. 19, 2021
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  COVID-19, Coronavirus, testing, screening, contact tracing travellers, testing devices
Federal

Testing for the virus, testing accuracy depends on when you get tested, and testing for antibodies.

Last Updated: Oct. 22, 2020
Date Published: Aug. 7, 2020
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  COVID-19, Coronavirus, testing, positive test, true positive, false positive, negative test, true negative, false negative
Federal

Testing is the only way we can confirm if you have COVID-19. Knowing you're infected is important to protect your family and the people you encounter.

Last Updated: Nov. 25, 2020
Date Published: Jul. 6, 2020
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  COVID-19, coronavirus, testing, testing Canadians, contact tracing, antibody testing, test accuracy, negative test, positive test
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