Pre-employment drug screening has long been a critical part of the onboarding process for many companies. Pre-employment drug screening offers employers a higher level of scrutiny and fidelity when hiring new employees. Because of this, many employers who require testing opt for a specific form of testing known as chain-of-custody drug testing over clinical drug screens. Chain-of-custody drug screening offers higher specimen sample validity – something that is paramount in many workplace environments to ensure safety. Beyond that, if push comes to shove, a chain-of-custody drug screen will hold up in a courtroom much better than a clinical test or over-the-counter test. There are difference in the kinds of drug tests employers require. Let’s look at what makes chain-of-custody drug screening unique and different kinds of drug tests.[Read more…] about Pre-Employment Drug Screening
The top 6 TB test centers in Los Angeles are highlighted in this post to help end TB. Fact: the Center for Disease Control reports 75% of California’s local health jurisdictions have reported cases of tuberculosis. Because of that all of us need to be aware of the dangers of tuberculosis. We also need to know about our TB test options. Here’s a look at the top 6 Los Angeles TB test centers.
TB blood testing can also be ordered online through Accesa Labs. Learn more here:
The start of the year is very exciting because a new group of students, coworkers, and parent volunteers will be coming together to bring fresh energy into the school and classrooms.
Teachers and staff work closely with volunteers to ensure the success of our many programs. Volunteers will often ask me what requirements they must meet in order to work at the school with many of them asking about the tuberculosis (TB) test. I’ve put together some information on the requirements for TB testing are in the state of California, with a close focus on Los Angeles County.
If you are from a different country and have a scar on your upper arm, it is likely that you are one of millions of people who have received the BCG vaccine. Despite its widespread use, many people feel confused about what the BCG vaccine is and why it is done. Read on to learn more about this important tuberculosis vaccine. [Read more…] about BCG Vaccine – A Resource Guide
Change is good. At least, that’s how the saying goes. Not long ago, I was in need of a whole life change. Luckily I found the Whole Life Challenge at just the right time.
For those who are unfamiliar, the Whole Life Challenge (WLC) is a wellness program focused on seven daily practices that give players a chance to score points in each category with an eye on a creating lifelong healthy habits. [Read more…] about How 6 Weeks & 7 Habits Changed My Whole Life
Are you one of the millions of people who are looking for that special someone online?
The world of dating was changed forever with the arrival of online dating. From its early days pioneered by online
giants like Match.com and eHarmony, the landscape has grown rapidly with online dating networks that cater to almost any interest.
[Read more…] about Online Dating & STDs
For many people, the dream of moving to America from another country is full of hope and optimism. Most people find the actual steps to getting a Green Card or becoming a US citizen, on the other hand, to be cumbersome, long and time-consuming. One major step in this journey is undergoing and passing the USCIS medical exam, also known as an immigration physical exam and I-693 exam.
We put this article together to summarize the steps involved with getting a USCIS physical exam so you, or an applicant you know, can know what to expect and be prepared. [Read more…] about USCIS Physical Exam – I-693 Medical Exam Guide
It’s estimated that one-third of the world’s population is infected with tuberculosis (TB.) While the vast majority of those cases are in the third-world and developing world, it’s still a disease that strikes close to home here in Los Angeles.
We’re happy to announce that Accesa Labs has joined forces with other wellness-minded organizations to form the Coalition to End TB in Los Angeles County.
Launching a career in nursing can be testing – literally. Immunization requirements for nursing students can be a hassle, aside from all of the academic and clinical work you’ll need to master. Accesa Labs has developed a user-friendly e-commerce site to help you easily navigate those requirements, including a series of titer tests for nursing students you’ll need to cover. We’ve made the process of getting these compulsory lab tests done fast, easy and hassle fee. But there are other things we want you to know about. This blog post serves as a guide to help you navigate some of the intricacies of nursing that might not be front of mind for you today, but could be tomorrow.
Getting tested for diabetes just got easier. We’re happy to announce that Accesa Labs has partnered with the YMCA LA’s Diabetes Prevention Program, which is supported by the Torrance Memorial Medical Center, to provide discounted Hemoglobin A1c tests throughout November in support of Diabetes Awareness Month.