Dataset BCCDC Public Health Laboratory

BCCDC Public Health Laboratory 
Data Provider (source):

BCCDC Public Health Laboratory


BC’s primary public health and reference diagnostic testing facility. Includes provincial public health laboratory and diagnostic data.

provides diagnostic and environmental testing 
Type of Data (select all that apply):
Health Care and Health Services 
Data Collection Method (select all that apply):
Individual Level Data, Administrative Data 
Identifiers used for linkage:
Personal Health Number, First Name, Last Name, Date of birth 
Access requiredments and conditions for Researchers and Projects:

Access Requirements and Conditions for the Researcher Project:

  • Researchers requesting data must abide by the terms and conditions for data access (link:
  • All researchers must complete a data access request form and required supporting documentation
    • Study design details/protocol
    • Research Ethics Board Submission
    • Research Ethics Board Approval
    • Proof of approval by Information and Privacy Commissioner (required if requested data is for research purposes and will be used to contact individuals)
    • Privacy Impact Assessment (if applicable)

Access Requirements and Conditions for the Researcher:

  • Researcher requires an academic affiliation

Access Process:


Topics Covered: laboratory test information, laboratory test results


Information that may identify an individual (e.g. Personal Health Number, Date of Birth, geolocation data) are available to facilitate data linkage but may not be released to researchers due to privacy requirements.

Data is available from:
February 1, 2006  
More Information (including references):


[2019-03-13 10:44] Sarah Kesselring: Edited by Sarah Kesselring (skesselring)