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kulb

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Would imagine they saw something on her chest X-ray and want to investigate further. May be a blessing in disguise if there is something and it is identified early. Your mother can try asking what they have asked the radiologist to look at. They may tell her.
My mother went for further medical examination today to the same panel clinic (in Delhi) where she went the first time. They said the additional test is required due to "abnormality noted on current chest x-ray".

Taking the additional medical test was never an issue, but the process that my mother has to go through at this age is what I would call nothing less than gruesome and torturous.

She showed up at time for her appointment with a chest specialist. The chest specialist spoke to her for less than 2 minutes, charged a good sum of money, then referred her to a CT scan which is not available at the panel hospital. For that, she has to go to another hospital of the panel physician's choice. So she went to the other hospital the same day. There, they did the CT scan which was all clear. With the report in hand, she returned to the panel physician's office. The panel physician said that there is an extra test which is basically requires sputum smears culture for 3 consecutive days. The results of this test are available only after 8 weeks. This test has to be taken again at a hospital of their choice in a different adjoining city (Gurgaon) between the hours of 7:30 am and 8 am only. There is no other way.

So now we have to find a way to make it to the other city early morning for 3 consecutive days and wait for 2 months before we get a report.

What a horrendous inconvenient process. My mother is 70+ and she has to go through this. There is no consideration for her age. There has to be a better way.

I am feeling so disappointed and don't know what to do now.
 

GBH

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Does it not state it on your PPR letter?
This is what it states

CPC – Ottawa – PR PO Box 9780 Ottawa ON K1G 4B9

Canada Post cannot find it and I cannot find it on google maps, and my package is at canada Post in Ottawa...
 

ankz001

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This is what it states

CPC – Ottawa – PR PO Box 9780 Ottawa ON K1G 4B9

Canada Post cannot find it and I cannot find it on google maps, and my package is at canada Post in Ottawa...
That's the correct address. It is a PO box number. You cannot locate it on google maps
 

dreamchaser

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My mother went for further medical examination today to the same panel clinic (in Delhi) where she went the first time. They said the additional test is required due to "abnormality noted on current chest x-ray".

Taking the additional medical test was never an issue, but the process that my mother has to go through at this age is what I would call nothing less than gruesome and torturous.

She showed up at time for her appointment with a chest specialist. The chest specialist spoke to her for less than 2 minutes, charged a good sum of money, then referred her to a CT scan which is not available at the panel hospital. For that, she has to go to another hospital of the panel physician's choice. So she went to the other hospital the same day. There, they did the CT scan which was all clear. With the report in hand, she returned to the panel physician's office. The panel physician said that there is an extra test which is basically requires sputum smears culture for 3 consecutive days. The results of this test are available only after 8 weeks. This test has to be taken again at a hospital of their choice in a different adjoining city (Gurgaon) between the hours of 7:30 am and 8 am only. There is no other way.

So now we have to find a way to make it to the other city early morning for 3 consecutive days and wait for 2 months before we get a report.

What a horrendous inconvenient process. My mother is 70+ and she has to go through this. There is no consideration for her age. There has to be a better way.

I am feeling so disappointed and don't know what to do now.
This is not an unusual process. My father in law had to do the same. The sputum testing is a standard process where they have to rule out TB. TB is infectious and they need to make sure it is not active.
 
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ankz001

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Sep 21, 2017
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Thanks Canada Post is saying they couldnt deliver it, what should I do?
It is weird. IRCC says to send by Canada post only (since the private couriers don't deliver to PO box). You should ask to send the passports back to you. Then recheck the address you have written (may be a mistake in postal code?)
Other members who have got passports back can add more info.
@Nav_S @Nav2132 @gifty123 What address did you guys send passports to?
 

GBH

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Jul 25, 2014
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It is weird. IRCC says to send by Canada post only (since the private couriers don't deliver to PO box). You should ask to send the passports back to you. Then recheck the address you have written (may be a mistake in postal code?)
Other members who have got passports back can add more info.
I double checked the address , it was ok, dunno what to do
 

ankz001

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I double checked the address , it was ok, dunno what to do
If Canada post is saying they cannot deliver it, I will suggest that you ask them to return passports (to be on safe side, better be late than losing them).
If you don't mind telling, when did you get passport request?
 

GBH

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If Canada post is saying they cannot deliver it, I will suggest that you ask them to return passports (to be on safe side, better be late than losing them).
If you don't mind telling, when did you get passport request?
Thanks, I got it this Monday
 
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laxsun

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My mother went for further medical examination today to the same panel clinic (in Delhi) where she went the first time. They said the additional test is required due to "abnormality noted on current chest x-ray".

Taking the additional medical test was never an issue, but the process that my mother has to go through at this age is what I would call nothing less than gruesome and torturous.

She showed up at time for her appointment with a chest specialist. The chest specialist spoke to her for less than 2 minutes, charged a good sum of money, then referred her to a CT scan which is not available at the panel hospital. For that, she has to go to another hospital of the panel physician's choice. So she went to the other hospital the same day. There, they did the CT scan which was all clear. With the report in hand, she returned to the panel physician's office. The panel physician said that there is an extra test which is basically requires sputum smears culture for 3 consecutive days. The results of this test are available only after 8 weeks. This test has to be taken again at a hospital of their choice in a different adjoining city (Gurgaon) between the hours of 7:30 am and 8 am only. There is no other way.

So now we have to find a way to make it to the other city early morning for 3 consecutive days and wait for 2 months before we get a report.

What a horrendous inconvenient process. My mother is 70+ and she has to go through this. There is no consideration for her age. There has to be a better way.

I am feeling so disappointed and don't know what to do now.
I am in the same situation as my MIL has to go for similar tests and no results yet in six weeks.
So there is no alternative to waiting .
 
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