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Hemostasis Reference Laboratory (HRL) is a Canadian Laboratory with over 25 years of experience in providing quality coagulation testing services to customers internationally.

Flexibility and Esoteric Testing

HRL is a provider of non-diagnostic laboratory services, specialising in coagulation testing with over 100 validated assays and multiple testing platforms.
While the common coagulation test panels are offered, we specialize in esoteric coagulation testing and custom assays with specific reagent/instrument combinations.
We support our clients that range from diagnostic and reagent manufacturers requiring validation support to pharmaceutical and academic research projects. We are also the only laboratory in North America commercially conducting international reference standard testing according to the World Health Organization (WHO) protocol. Please see our case studies to learn more about our capabilities and client collaborations. We would look forward to customizing our services to meet your project specific testing needs.

Quality for Customers

With 90% of our business being from repeat customers, HRL has been offering quality laboratory testing services for over 25 years to a diverse and international customer base. HRL maintains a quality system registered to ISO 13485:2016 and participates in proficiency testing with CAP and NASCOLA (North American Specialized Coagulation Laboratory Association) programs. All of our staff are GCP certified and are focused on providing the utmost quality in testing, as well as in overall customer experience. Our quality system has been successfully audited by our customers and the appropriate registrar.


HRL is located in the Juravinski Hospital in Hamilton Ontario, Canada. The Hospital is one of seven in the Hamilton Health Sciences family serving more than 2.3 million residents and employing 11,000 people. The city of Hamilton is located midway between Toronto and Buffalo in the heart of an area known as the “Golden Horseshoe”. The region is the most densely populated and industrialized in Canada. With a population of approximately 7.8 million people in its core and more than 9 million in its greater area, the Golden Horseshoe accounts for over 21% of the population of Canada.


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