We provide clinical laboratory services in Orton Hospital in Ruskeasuo (Helsinki) as well as in HUSLAB units in the metropolitan area.

Laboratory services in Orton Hospital, Ruskeasuo

Orton’s laboratory conducts a wide range of research in the field of clinical chemistry and physiology. Our work is based on up-to-date technology and we serve you in a highly professional way.

You can come to our laboratory for sampling without an appointment during the laboratory’s opening hours.

Most of the laboratory tests prescribed by a doctor can be taken during the same visit. Some blood tests require a period of fasting prior to sample collection.

You can also come to the laboratory without a doctor’s referral. Please remember that it is always recommended to discuss the laboratory test results with your doctor.

Clinical physiology tests carried out in Orton´s laboratory:

    • Electrocardiogram
    • Spirometry

Preparation for tests and examinations

In order to stabilize your blood circulation it is good to arrive in the laboratory 15 minutes before sampling.

Tests requiring time booking:

An appointment needs to be booked for some laboratory examinations. A referral from a docrtor is needed for the following examinations:

  • Glucose tolerance test
  • Spirometric examination

Orton´s laboratory test costs are not reimbursed by Kela (Finnish Social Security Institution).

More detailed information on how to prepare for sampling can be obtained from the laboratory. Please see  Orton’s contact information and opening hours.

HUSLAB’s laboratory services

We use HUSLAB’s laboratory services and can also provide demanding or rare tests that are not available for private patients elsewhere in Finland.

A referral from an Orton´s doctor is needed for examinations.

HUSLAB is Finland’s leading provider of clinical laboratory services with an extensive network of laboratories in Southern Finland. HUSLAB conducts 20 million laboratory tests each year.

The costs of laboratory services provided by Orton at HUSLAB are not reimbursed by Kela (Finnish Social Security Institution).