APPOINTMENTS AND ARRIVAL FOR examinations
You can come to the laboratory during opening hours without an appointmnet.
NB: Eira Medical Center does not offer laboratory testing for coronavirus.
For some examinations appointments are required.
The following examinations require appointments:
- Cardiac stress testing (Ras-Ekg)
- Spirometry (Pt-Spri)
- Bronchodilation (Pt-BrDil)
- Holter ECG
- Symptom ECG
- 24h ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
- Concise sleep polygraphy
- Handheld symptom ECG (Zenicor).
Instructions about how to prepare ahead of an examination will be given to you by the doctor or nurse.
You can make an appointment at the laboratory by calling 09 1620 700.
You can also come in for some blood tests without a referral from the doctor, but in such cases you cannot obtain a reimbursement from Kela. There as an additional administration fee. We send the results and the reference values to your home address. Interpretation of the laboratory results is the job of a doctor. Should you wish to discuss the results with a doctor, you can make an appointment with the doctor you want by calling 09 1620 570 or by using the online reservation service.
INSTRUCTIONS AHEAD OF A BLOOD TEST
So that the blood circulation is more even, you must arrive at the laboratory 15 minutes prior to your appointment if possible.
We call customers who have made an appointment in to provide samples by name, otherwise we call the queue number.
You are given the results by the doctor treating you. If you also request to have the results yourself, we send them to your home address by post. The results of blood tests that are taken without a doctor’s referral are always poster to your home address. The results of blood test that require monitoring (INR, Glucose) are provide by telephone by the nurse on the same day.
The occupational health service’s customers receive their results from the occupational health doctor or from the occupational health practitioner.
The laboratory’s telephone number is 09 1620 700.