O. Reg. 169/15: LABORATORIES

Link to law: http://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/r15169
Published: 2015-06-19

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ontario regulation 169/15

made under the

Laboratory and Specimen Collection Centre Licensing Act

Made: June 17, 2015
Filed: June 19, 2015
Published on e-Laws: June 22, 2015
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: July 4, 2015


Amending Reg. 682 of R.R.O. 1990

(LABORATORIES)

1. Clause 9 (1) (a) of Regulation 682 of the Revised Regulations of Ontario, 1990 is amended by striking out “or” at the end of subclause (iv), by adding “or” at the end of subclause (v) and by adding the following subclause:

(vi) at the request of a member of the College of Naturopaths of Ontario, in respect of a test specified in Appendix C;

2. Sections 11, 12 and 13 of the Regulation are amended by striking out “from the provisions of sections 5 to 17 of the Act and this Regulation” wherever it appears and substituting in each case “from the provisions of sections 5 to 16 of the Act and from the provisions of this Regulation”.

3. The Regulation is amended by adding the following section:

13.1 Every member of the College of Naturopaths of Ontario who performs laboratory tests in his or her own office, in the course of his or her naturopathic practice, for the exclusive purposes of diagnosing or treating his or her own patients is exempted from the provisions of sections 5 to 16 of the Act and from the provisions of this Regulation with respect to the performance of the tests set out in Appendix D.

4. The heading to Appendix B to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

Appendix B
Tests that a Midwife may Request

5. The Regulation is amended by adding the following Appendices:

Appendix C
Tests that a Naturopath may Request

Tests Performed on Blood

1. 17-OH-Progesterone.

2. 5α-dihydrotestosterone (DHT).

3. Adrenocorticotropic Hormone ACTH.

4. Alanine Transaminase (ALT, SGPT).

5. Albumin, qualitative.

6. Aldosterone.

7. Allergen Specific IgG Antibody.

8. Allergy testing (ELISA).

9. Allergy testing (IgE specific, RAST).

10. Alpha tocopherol – Vitamin E.

11. Amino Acids – Total Fractionation.

12. Ammonia.

13. Amylase.

14. Androstenedione.

15. Antibody Screening Food IgG.

16. Antibody Screening IgA.

17. Antibody Screening IgM.

18. Antigen Leukocyte Antibody.

19. Anti-Müllerian Hormone (AMH).

20. Anti-Nuclear Antibody.

21. Anti-Parietal Cell Antibody.

22. Anti-Reticulin Antibodies.

23. Apolipoprotein A1.

24. Apolipoprotein B.

25. Ascorbic Acid (ascorbate) Vitamin C.

26. Aspartate Transaminase.

27. Beta-Carotene (Carotene).

28. Bilirubin (total, total conjugated, unconjugated, direct and indirect).

29. Blood Group ABO and RhD.

30. Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN).

31. Bun / Creatinine Ratio.

32. CA125.

33. CA15-3.

34. Calcium, Calcium ionized.

35. Candida Antibodies (IgM, IgG, IgA).

36. Carbon Dioxide Bicarbonate.

37. Carcinoembryonic Antigen.

38. Ceruloplasmin.

39. Chloride.

40. Cholinesterase, pseudo or true.

41. Coenzyme Q10.

42. Complement proteins – C3 (B1C) and Complement proteins – C4 (B1E).

43. Complete Blood Count.

44. Copper.

45. Cortisol – bound and unbound, no differentiation.

46. C-peptide immunoreactivity.

47. C-Reactive Protein (CRP).

48. C-Reactive Protein – High Sensitivity.

49. Creatine Phosphokinase.

50. Creatinine.

51. Creatinine Clearance.

52. Cystathionine.

53. Dehydroepiandrosterone sulphate (DHEAS).

54. Digitalis purpurea (digoxin).

55. Electrophoresis – including total protein.

56. Endomysial Antibody.

57. Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) (Sedimentation Rate).

58. Estradiol.

59. Estriol.

60. Estrogen.

61. Estrone.

62. Fatty acids, free.

63. Ferritin.

64. Fibrinogen semi-quantitative and quantitative.

65. Folate.

66. FSH.

67. Galectin 3.

68. Gamma-glutamyl Transferase (GGT) / GG transpeptidase (GGTP).

69. Gliadin Antibodies (IgG, IgA).

70. Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR).

71. Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G-6-PD).

72. Glucose, quantitative.

73. Glucose Tolerance Test.

74. Glutathione.

75. Hemoglobin – A1C.

76. Homocysteine.

77. Histocompatibility Testing – HLA 27 typing.

78. Immunoglobulin (globulin).

79. Insulin, Fasting and Non-fasting.

80. Insulin-Like Growth Factor 1.

81. Intrinsic Factor Blocking Antibody.

82. Iron, total – with iron binding capacity and per cent saturation.

83. Islet Cell Cytoplasmic Autoantibody.

84. Lactate dehydrogenase.

85. Lactate, Lactic Acid.

86. Lead.

87. Leptin.

88. Lipase.

89. Luteinizing Hormone.

90. Lyme Disease Antibodies.

91. Magnesium.

92. Memory Lymphocyte Immuno-Stimulation Assay (MELISA Test).

93. Mercury.

94. Mononuclear Heterophile Antibodies (Monospot).

95. Natriuretic Peptide – Brain (BNP).

96. Parathyroid hormone.

97. PCB (polychlorinated biphenyls).

98. Phosphatase, alkaline.

99. Phosphorus (inorganic phosphate).

100. Potassium.

101. Pregnenolone.

102. Progesterone.

103. Prolactin.

104. Protein, Total (albumin / globulin ratio).

105. Prothrombin time and International Normalized Ratio (INR).

106. PSA, Ratio.

107. Reticulocyte count.

108. Retinol, Vitamin A.

109. Reverse T3.

110. Rheumatoid factor.

111. S-adenosylhomocysteine.

112. S-adenosyl methionine.

113. Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG).

114. Sodium.

115. Testosterone.

116. Testosterone, free.

117. Thyroglobulin.

118. Thyroid Peroxidase Antibody.

119. Thyroid Stimulating Immunoglobulin (TSI).

120. Thyroxine Free (FT4).

121. Total Cholesterol panel – HDL / LDL / lipoprotein phenotyping (includes sample appearance, cholesterol, triglycerides, Lipopro VLDL cholesterol [calculated estimate]).

122. Trace Minerals.

123. Transferrin.

124. Transglutaminase IgA Antibody.

125. Trichlorobenzene.

126. Triiodothyronine Free (T3).

127. TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone).

128. Uric Acid (Urate).

129. Vitamin B (all tests).

130. Vitamin D 1,25-dihydroxy.

131. Vitamin D, 25-hydroxy.

132. Volatile solvents.

133. Zinc.

Tests Performed on Stool

134. Bacteria / yeast (microbiology profile).

135. Calprotectin Fecal.

136. Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis.

137. Elastase.

138. Fecal Fat.

139. Occult Blood.

140. Parasites and Ova.

Tests Performed on Urine

141. 5α-dihydrotestosterone (DHT).

142. Aldosterone.

143. Bilirubin (total, total conjugated, unconjugated, direct and indirect).

144. Bisphenol A.

145. Calcium, Calcium ionized.

146. Chlorinated pesticides.

147. Cortisol – bound and unbound, no differentiation.

148. Cortisol / Cortisone.

149. Creatinine Clearance.

150. Cultures – urine, screening, actual culture without identification.

151. Dehydroepiandrosterone sulphate (DHEAS).

152. Estradiol.

153. Estriol.

154. Estrogen.

155. Estrone.

156. Human Growth Hormone.

157. Luteinizing Hormone.

158. Melatonin.

159. Oxytocin.

160. Porphyrins, screen.

161. Progesterone.

162. Routine Urinalysis (glucose, blood, ketone, leukocytes, etc.)

163. Testosterone.

164. Testosterone, free.

165. Thyroid hormones.

166. Toxic Metals.

167. Uric acid (urate).

168. Urinary Organic Acid Test.

Tests Performed on Saliva

169. 17-OH-Progesterone.

170. 5α-dihydrotestosterone (DHT).

171. Aldosterone.

172. Androstenedione.

173. Cortisol – bound and unbound, no differentiation.

174. Dehydroepiandrosterone sulphate (DHEAS).

175. Esterol.

176. Estradiol.

177. Estriol.

178. Estrogen.

179. Estrone.

180. Melatonin.

181. Progesterone.

182. Testosterone.

183. Testosterone, free.

Tests Performed on Hair

184. Heavy Metal – hair element analysis.

Tests Performed on Tissue/Discharge/Sputum

185. Culture – throat swab for streptococcus screen only.

186. Culture and sensitivities (other swabs or pus – culture and smear [includes screening]).

187. Culture and sensitivities (sputum – culture and smear).

188. Nail and skin cultures.

189. Nasal swabs (other swabs or pus – culture and smear [includes screening]).

190. Pap smear (smear only, gram or Papanicolaou stain as sole procedure).

191. Seminal fluid examination (complete).

Tests Performed on Breath

192. Hydrogen breath test.

193. Intestinal permeability test.

194. Urea breath test for H. pylori.

Appendix D
Tests that a Naturopath may Perform

1. Ascorbic acid (ascorbate) Vitamin C.

2. Blood Group – ABO and RhD.

3. BTA Bioterrain Assessment.

4. Fatty acids, free.

5. Glucose.

6. Hemoglobin – A1C.

7. Human Chorionic Gonadotropin – pregnancy test.

8. Indican.

9. Koenisberg.

10. Live blood cell analysis.

11. Mononuclear Heterophile Antibodies (monospot).

12. Oxidative testing.

13. Rapid Strep Test.

14. Routine urinalysis by dipstick.

15. Sulkowitch.

16. Vaginal pH.

Commencement

6. (1) Subject to subsection (2), this Regulation comes into force on the day it is filed.

(2) Sections 1, 3, 4 and 5 come into force on the later of the day section 6 of the Naturopathy Act, 2007 comes into force and the day this Regulation is filed.

 

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