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22 01, 2016

Lab Equipment Leasing – Pros Outweigh Cons

By |January 22nd, 2016|Lab Equipment|Comments Off on Lab Equipment Leasing – Pros Outweigh Cons

To stay competitive, clinical laboratories need to equip themselves with advanced equipment that can provide accurate, reproducible results in quick turnaround time. Investing in new devices is undoubtedly an expensive option. The answer lies in lab equipment leasing. Leasing is a cost-effective way for labs to meet changing market and technology demands. To make the [...]

15 01, 2016

Cutting-edge Lab Equipment for Clinical Chemistry Testing

By |January 15th, 2016|Lab Equipment|Comments Off on Cutting-edge Lab Equipment for Clinical Chemistry Testing

Clinical chemistry analyzers test for analytes such as proteins, enzymes, and electrolytes in serum, plasma and urine samples and help in the diagnosis of various diseases such as cancer, HIV, diabetes, hepatitis, and kidney disorders. With technological advancements, modern automated instruments ensure greater accuracy and increased testing speed. Leading manufacturers offer chemistry analyzers in various [...]

14 09, 2015

Block Scientific Has Added Superior Lab Equipment from LW Scientific to Its Product Line

By |September 14th, 2015|Lab Equipment, LW Scientific|Comments Off on Block Scientific Has Added Superior Lab Equipment from LW Scientific to Its Product Line

A worldwide laboratory equipment supplier, Block Scientific has added advanced lab devices from the industry leader LW Scientific to its product line. Established in 1994, LW Scientific is an ISO 13485:2003 Certified Company that manufactures and supplies microscopes, centrifuges and other accessories. The company’s products serve varied industries such as medical, reference labs, electronics, veterinary [...]

20 07, 2015

Block Scientific to Attend AACC Clinical Lab Expo 2015

By |July 20th, 2015|Lab Developed Tests, Lab Equipment|Comments Off on Block Scientific to Attend AACC Clinical Lab Expo 2015

Block Scientific, a leading laboratory equipment supplier based in New York, is attending the 2015 AACC (American Association for Clinical Chemistry) Clinical Lab Expo in Atlanta, Georgia. This leading event for laboratory medicine worldwide is to be held from July 26-30. With more than 700 companies exhibiting, the Expo is the world’s largest exposition for [...]

30 06, 2015

Block Scientific’s New Location in Bellport, NY

By |June 30th, 2015|Lab Equipment|Comments Off on Block Scientific’s New Location in Bellport, NY

Block Scientific, an established lab equipment dealer in the U.S, has shifted their location from Bohemia, NY to Bellport, NY. Relocation to this larger, state-of-the-art facility will help the company to better serve their distribution and reconditioning operations. The move will also provide space for a significant increase in production and assembly to meet the [...]

2 04, 2015

Choosing the Right Laboratory Balance

By |April 2nd, 2015|Lab Equipment, Laboratory Balance|Comments Off on Choosing the Right Laboratory Balance

Used to measure an object's mass to a very high degree of precision, laboratory balances require high readability, a broad weighting range, and a high degree of accuracy. Uncalibrated laboratory balances pose risk of inaccurate results which would affect lab procedures. Modern laboratories can choose from various types of laboratory balances based on purpose, type [...]

17 03, 2015

Slip-ups in Clinical Laboratories – Sources of Errors and Tips to Avoid Them

By |March 17th, 2015|Lab Equipment|Comments Off on Slip-ups in Clinical Laboratories – Sources of Errors and Tips to Avoid Them

Laboratory services play a crucial role in both individual and population-based healthcare. Lab tests are crucial to diagnose various conditions. What about errors? Laboratories are often prone to errors that can lead to inaccurate results. However, now most clinical laboratories invest considerable time and effort in maintaining quality control programs, participating in laboratory inspections, and [...]

4 03, 2015

Measles Cases on the Rise in the U.S

By |March 4th, 2015|Blood Collection, Lab Equipment|Comments Off on Measles Cases on the Rise in the U.S

Measles, a highly contagious infection caused by virus can lead to potentially serious complications, including pneumonia, brain damage and deafness. Though this disease was declared eliminated in the United States in 2000, it has been rising again in recent years, fueled by huge epidemics in other countries. According to the latest reports from the Centers [...]

20 02, 2015

Randox Partners with Irish Researchers to Develop Simple Blood Test to Diagnose Bowel Cancer

By |February 20th, 2015|Lab Equipment|Comments Off on Randox Partners with Irish Researchers to Develop Simple Blood Test to Diagnose Bowel Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, excluding skin cancer, colorectal cancer or bowel cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States. It is estimated that there will be 93,090 new cases of colon cancer and 39,610 new cases of rectal cancer in 2015. Colorectal cancer starts [...]

16 01, 2015

Laboratory Professionals – The Unsung Heroes Behind the Scene

By |January 16th, 2015|Lab Equipment|Comments Off on Laboratory Professionals – The Unsung Heroes Behind the Scene

Medical laboratory scientists (MLS) or clinical laboratory scientists play an important role in saving lives every day by assisting with patient diagnosis and treatment. In the current complex healthcare system, these technicians ensure that the correct test is performed on the right person, at the right time. Physicians and other healthcare professionals make appropriate evidence-based [...]