Frequently asked questions

My referral is from Hyvinkää Hospital, but can I go to Myyrmäki for my laboratory tests?
Yes. You can go to any of the HUSLAB sample collection sites in Uusimaa and Kymenlaakso areas. Please see the list of HUSLAB sample collection sites. 
Laboratories in South Karelia, patient instructions and appointment booking can be found in Eksote webpage: >>​ (only in Finnish).

Do I need a referral for laboratory tests?
Yes. A referral must be entered into our laboratory data system. The referral may be entered by your local health station, for example.

Can I visit a HUSLAB laboratory if my referral is from a private practitioner?
Some of the sample collection sites offer services to the patients of private practitioners. In these cases, the sample collection and the performed laboratory tests are subject to a fee. List of sites available for patients of private practioners

How do I get the test results?
You can ask about your test results from the referring health station or hospital outpatient clinic, for example. If you were referred by a private practitioner, the test results are sent to your home address and to your referring physician, if so agreed.

Where can I ask for instructions on how to prepare for a laboratory test?
You can find patient information on HUSLAB's website at:

The laboratory will provide you with any sample containers or instructions you need. You can also call HUSLAB's information desk on 09 471 86800.

How do I make an appointment for laboratory tests?
Most sample collection sites offer scheduled appointments. You can make an appointment online at: or by phone (tel. 09 471 86800).

Is there a laboratory I can visit after office hours?
Yes. Some of our laboratories are open afeter office ours and even on Saturdays

Where is the lost and found office?  

Contact the sample collection site if you lost or forgot something during your visit.​