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.

Changes in molecular diagnostics of Quattromed HTI

Starting from September 3rd 2012 we will change the technical platform for majority of our molecular diagnostic analysis.

We invite doctors and nurses to monthly trainings from September 2011 to May 2012

Just like in the previous session, we invite you to our monthly trainings in the four locations of Estonia – Tallinn, Tartu, Pärnu and Jõhvi.

In the four-hour trainings of the 2011–2012 session we will discuss the subjects of liver, hormone tests, faeces, metabolic markers, inflammation, allergy, and point of care.

We perform the complex analysis for pertussis (whooping cough)

With PCR method we perform on same time both Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella parapertussis/bronchiseptica.