Tartu Teguri sample collection point and laboratory is moving to Raatuse

SYNLAB Tartu Teguri 37b sample collection point and laboratory is moving to Raatuse Health Center! From September 20 we are open in the new Raatuse Health Center (Raatuse 21, 2nd floor). Sampling Mon-Fri 8-16:30 Corona testing Mon–Fri 13–18:30, Sat-Sun 9–13 Welcome to Raatuse Health Center!

Coronavirus testing in Veerenni

1. I WISH TO GET TESTED FOR CORONAVIRUS (PCR) AND ANTIBODIES If you wish to give the PCR sample as well as find out the level of antibodies in your blood, you are welcome to the collection point at Töökoja 1. It is necessary to book an appointment in advance through the Patient Portal MINU.SYNLAB.EE. During the same […]

TESTI application provides results and certificates of you and your children/dependents

From the TESTI application, you can now view not only your own coronavirus tests but also the results and certificates of your children/dependents. This is possible due to an interface with the population register, to where we can make inquiries to find out whose results we can display to you. From the TESTI application, you […]

As of 3 May, adults can also give a sample from pharyngeal washings at paid SYNLAB coronavirus testing points

From 3 May onwards, adults will also have an option to give a sample from pharyngeal washings at paid SYNLAB coronavirus testing points. This change is introduced in order to make the testing process more comfortable. In the lab, the process remains unchanged – coronavirus RNA is detected from the pharyngeal washings using the same PCR […]

Rally Estonia volunteers covered 12,000 kilometres in five days, transporting the coronavirus samples of the students who took state exams

As a partner of the Ministry of Education and Research and the Health Board, SYNLAB Eesti, in cooperation with schools, helped high school graduates take a coronavirus PCR test based on a liquid throat rinse at their school before the exams, so that the state exams were as safe as possible for all involved. In […]

General nursing homes received a gift – 200 special mattresses

Last week, general nursing homes all over Estonia received 200 special mattresses gifted by the largest Estonian medical laboratory SYNLAB, as the inhabitants of nursing homes have been severely affected by the more than a year-long coronavirus crisis. The mattresses made in Estonia are already the second SYNLAB’s gift to nursing homes. At the beginning […]

SYNLAB certificates now have QR codes

As of 23 March, all coronavirus PCR and antibody test result certificates issued by SYNLAB Eesti have QR codes. Officials at airports, ports and border crossing points all over the world can use the QR code to verify if the person presenting the certificate has given a sample at the time specified in the certificate, […]

Why the PCR method is used to diagnose SARS-CoV-2?

The responses are generated based on views that are jointly expressed by Estonian Society of Laboratory Medicine (ELMÜ), Estonian Society for Infectious Diseases (EIS) and Estonian Health Board. Why is PCR diagnostics important? Detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA from respiratory tract material using the real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method is recommended by the World Health […]

From 16 February children can get tested for coronavirus from pharyngeal washings

SYNLAB will adopt a novel solution for coronavirus testing from 16 February – the virus can also be detected from pharyngeal washings. Initially, the additional sampling method will only be available for children, so as to make the process more comfortable for them. In the lab, the process remains the same – RNA is detected […]

SYNLAB to gift tablets and special mattresses to general nursing homes

Estonia’s largest medical laboratory SYNLAB is to gift tablets to nursing homes, helping their inhabitants communicate with their relatives. In addition, SYNLAB will provide nursing homes with comfortable special mattresses. Having worked on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic for nearly a year, SYNLAB decided to support Estonian nursing homes, as this is where the […]