Advanced EasyCell® Assistant Now Available at Block Scientific

Block Scientific is offering the advanced Medica EasyCell® Assistant Cell Image Analysis System, a reliable and user-friendly hematology analyzer.

Online PR News – 03-April-2013 – Bohemia,New York – Laboratories looking for quality hematology analyzers can rely on Block Scientific. The latest product that this lab equipment supplier has added to its vast inventory of analyzers is Medica’s EasyCell® Assistant. This advanced device is an affordable solution for simplifying manual differentials.

The EasyCell Assistant performs consistent WBC cell location and cell pre-classification. By significantly reducing review times, this analyzer can help technologists to achieve improve efficiency, accuracy and precision. It reduces the attended time required to process each slide from 5-8 minutes to 2minutes or less. This hematology analyzer ensures

•Improved productivity
•Increased staff efficiency
•Reduced time required to perform manual differentials
•Accuracy in the final classification of cells
•Better monitoring of quality in the lab

This advanced cell image analysis system also presents images of red cells and platelets, enabling red cell morphology evaluation and platelet estimates. As digital images of each cell are permanently stored, it facilitates later image review and image transmission to experts or other laboratories for consultation.

Incorporating sophisticated optical pattern recognition software, EasyCell can automatically locate white cells on a blood smear, digitally store the images, pre-classify them and present them for a review on an LCD display. Abnormal and unrecognized cells are displayed separately.

The EasyCell® assistant comes with advanced features that make it an ideal hematology analyzer for clinical laboratories:

•Storage of up to 10,000 slides on-board
•1-D and 2-D bar coding
•LIS connectivity — CLSI standards
•Rapid access slide files

Immediate analysis is possible as slides are loaded into the 30-position carousel or placed in the EasyCell stat position. This EasyCell comes with one year on-site warranty and includes installation and training.

About Block Scientific

An established lab equipment supplier in New York, Block Scientific offers a wide range of new as well as refurbished laboratory equipment for clinical and scientific laboratories worldwide. More information is available at