A global clinical laboratory equipment dealer based in New York, Block Scientific participated in the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo 2016, held from August 1 – 4, 2016 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA. The company is an established provider of clinical lab equipment, analyzers, drug test cups and reagents from the top manufacturers in the industry such as Abbott Laboratories, Siemens, Thermo Scientific, Beckman Coulter, Greiner Bio-One and others.
The world’s largest gathering of clinical lab professionals from around the world, this annual event by AACC showcases the cutting-edge science and technology shaping the future of clinical testing and patient care.
Block Scientific displayed its innovative products at booth #1845 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Among the exhibits were:
- High performance Beckman Coulter AU680 chemistry system and
- QuikScreen Multi Drug Test Cups
The AU680 Chemistry System offers a speed of up to 1200 tests per hour and has a menu capacity of up to 63 different assays on board. The device is designed to meet ever increasing pressures on the time and productivity of laboratories.
The FDA-approved and CLIA-waived QuikScreen drug test cups are a fast, qualitative, visually read, competitive binding immunoassay method, used in physicians’ offices and laboratories to detect a wide range of drugs of abuse in urine samples including AMP, BAR, BZD, COC, OPI, OXY, THC, MET, and MDMA. Completely manufactured in the USA, this drug test cup provides accurate and immediate results in just 5 minutes.
With the participation of over 20,000 healthcare leaders from around the world, attendees of the Expo were able to experience the latest science and technology developments in every area of the industry: clinical diagnostics, automation, information systems, and point-of-care. Block Scientific, Inc. President, Jeremy Linder, said “We are proud to have participated in the AACC Expo, our products and presentations were well received. It was great to reconnect with our industry friends, meet new potential buyers and connect with current clients. Overall very positive experience and we look forward to following up on new inquiries”.
Block Scientific participates in the AACC Meeting and Lab Expo every year, thus gaining an insight into the latest trends and developments in the diagnostics industry, expanding opportunities for business in partnership with global diagnostics players, and meeting prospective customers interested in advanced technology and products.