What is a pap test (also called vaginal cytology)?

Pap tests are performed on sexually active women as a preventive measure in order to detect precancerous conditions and cervical or vaginal cancers.

Indeed, up to 90% of cervical cancer cases could be prevented if women regularly underwent pap tests and VPH vaccination.

 

The services offered at our clinic:

Marleen Tassé Health Services offers many services, including the pap test, for women’s health such as:

 

  • Pap test
    The liquid-based cytology (LBC) technique is used, the results are more accurate than the conventional method used by the Public Health Network
    *** QUICK RESULTS IN A 5 TO 10 DAYS DELAY. ***
     
  • Menopause
    The symptoms of the menopause can be disturbing in a woman's life. Hot flashes, weight gain, mood swings, joint pain, night sweats, fatigue, urinary tract infections ... Enjoy your menopause in a pleasant way. Our healthcare professionals are giving you the tools you need to cope effectively (consultations, blood tests and treatment to reduce side effects)!
     
  • Pre-conception Workup (Ultrasound and semen analysis are the only tests not done at the clinic)
     
  • Screening and treatment of urinary infections
     
  • Screening and treatment of vaginal infections
     
  • Screening of STIs

Our approach

Marleen Tassé Health Services offers a timely pap test service, in a liquid medium, at its clinic in Gatineau. To ensure quick results, our nursing clinic in Gatineau has partnered with a private lab. Note that in the event of abnormal results, we offer follow-up within the public health network.

 

Make an appointment

For more information or to make an appointment, call us at 819-595-0790.

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Most of our private services are covered by most private group or personal insurance plans.

 

Business hours :

Monday and Thursday: 7:00 am to 8:00 pm

Tuesday and Wednesday: 7:00 am to 4:00 pm

Friday: 7:00 am to 3:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday: Closed

We will be closed on October 11th for Thanksgiving.

 

Blood tests - Public laboratory :

Monday to Friday from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm

 

Blood tests - Private laboratory :

Monday and Thursday, 7:00am to 7:30pm

Tuesday and Wednesday, 7:00am to 3:45pm

Friday, 7:00am to 2:45pm

 

To book an appointment, please text us at 819-200-9119 or give us a call at 819-595-0790.

Extra parking available at the Freeman Bus station (adjacent to the clinic).
 

Late Arrival Policy

In our efforts to offer the best care and minimize wait time for all our patients, we implemented a late arrival policy. If you are late for your appointment, please notify us immediately by text message at 819-200-9119 or by phone at 819-595-0790

  • If you are less than 10 minutes late : the allowed time will be reduced but it is still possible for us to provide service for the care needed.
  • If you are more than 10 minutes late : the reduced time may be considerable and we may not have enough time to fully accommodate the type of service or care needed.

You will have the choice to:

  • Attend your appointment knowing that we may not be able to accommodate the full appointment time required for your health care and you may have to schedule another appointment for completion of the assessment; or

  • Reschedule another appointment in order to maximize your appointment time with our health professional.

All clients are encouraged to arrive at the office 15 minutes prior to their scheduled appointment to register and complete any required paperwork. 

 

Cancellation policy

Appointments must be cancelled at least 48h prior to the scheduled date and time. Fees equivalent to 50% of the appoinment price will be charged for all appointments cancelled with less than 48h notice or for no shows. 

 

Thank you for your cooperation!

 

Marleen Tassé health services team

 

 


Services de santé Marleen Tassé
1171, St-Joseph, Blvd
Gatineau (Québec) J8Z 2C3

Telephone     819 595-0790
Fax                819 778-8844
Email             info@marleentasse.com