Different corona testing options in SYNLAB

CORONA VIRUS DETECTION The test helps to detect the presence of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 at an early stage. The sample can be given on the first floor of SYNLAB in Tallinn, Töökoja 1 and in Tartu, Teguri 37b. Pre-booking is required via 17123 or klienditugi@synlab.ee (E-R 8-18). Times will be booked in Tallinn for Mon-Fri […]

SYNLAB participates in coronavirus prevalence lead by Tartu University

Today, the University of Tartu researchers start a three-month study on the prevalence of coronavirus in Estonia among both symptomatic and asymptomatic people. For that, at least 16,000 residents of Estonia based on a random statistical sample will be interviewed and invited to be tested for coronavirus. The study consists of eight waves of one […]

In five Estonian towns new corona virus testing stations are opened

The public corona virus testing led by Estonian private medical companies widens into new counties. The mobile testing stations are opened during the coming days in Paide, Rakvere, Haapsalu, Jõgeva and Valga. In the present countrywide testing site network ab. 24,000 people have been tested for free with their family doctor’s notation or people from […]

Nüüd saab koroonaviiruse testimisele minna ka jala

Juunis jätkub koroonaviiruse testimine 11 mobiilses proovivõtupunktis. Lisaks hakatakse proove võtma erameditsiiniettevõtete ruumides ja testimisbussides, kuhu saab minna proovi andma ka jala. Tartus, Narvas, Haapsalus, Paides, Kuressaares, Kärdlas, Viljandis ja Kohtla-Järvel jätkatakse inimeste testimist samades proovivõtukohtades. Kolmes linnas – Tallinnas, Pärnus ja Rakveres muutub testimise asukoht. Tallinnas saavad nüüd inimesed minna SYNLABi (Veerenni 53a, 1. […]

What tests to use for diagnosing COVID-19?

With the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly 200 different COVID-19 diagnostic tests (including so-called rapid tests) have appeared on the market in the last few months and the number of manufacturers and dealers is increasing day by day (source here). At the same time, the media is talking about lack of resources, including diagnostic tools. In this […]

Widened referral based corona virus testing has started in Estonia

The Estonian State, family doctors and private medical companies have started collaboration to launch a free corona virus wider testing in 8 cities in Estonia with the family doctor’s referral.    The 1st drive-in testing case has been opened in Tallinn and the following sites will be opened in Tartu, Pärnu, Kuressaare, Viljandi, Narva and […]

SYNLAB doesn’t take corona samples on sites

In Friday (13.3) and Saturday(14.3) it was possible to give corona samples in Medicum that were analysed in SYNLAB. Due to quick chances in the situation Medicum closed the service on March 16. The Estonian State, family doctors and private medical companies have started collaboration to launch a free corona virus wider testing in 8 […]

Some blood collection points in Tallinn and Tartu temporarily closed

Due to current emergency situation in the country and with purpose to limit coronavirus spread we are temporarily closing some of our blood collection points since March 16. In Tallinn: Narva mnt 7 In Tartu: Teguri 37a and Mõisavahe Since March 17 we are closing our Viimsi and Mardi st blood collection points. Although other […]

SYNLAB opens new blood collection points in Tallinn city centre, Lasnamäe and Viimsi

SYNLAB Estonia head laboratory is moving to Veerenni Health Centre at 53A Veerenni Street where from May the blood collection point is open from Monday to Friday at 7.30-15.00. Our current laboratory and blood collection point at 1 Väike-Paala Street will be closed from June 22. We have also expanded our blood collection point in […]

New reference values for Borrelia burgdorferi

From January 14th new reference values for Borrelia burgdorferi IgM come into effect.

New PCR diagnostic panels

Nowadays, the laboratory diagnostics of infectious diseases is moving towards using the methods, where different pathogens, which cause similar symptoms, are combined into one diagnostic panel. Using this approach gives us the possibility to analyse samples in shorter time and increases the amount of information received about the patient’s condition at the same time.

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