Alternative solution for tracking samples
An alternative to a full function Lims, without the associated overhead of managing test results, is claimed by this laboratory sample tracking system
Sample Tracker from Autoscribe is said to be an alternative to afull function Lims, which does not have the associated overheadof managing test results.
Fast to install and easy to use, SampleTracker operates on Windows 98, NT, 2000 and XP, either as astandalone workstation or as a network application.
It issupplied complete with a MS Access database, andc provides aquick and easy way to monitor the progress of all samples throughthe laboratory as well as giving good visibility on howlaboratory resources are employed.
The software allows theautomatic or manual registration of samples or tasks, andallocates an operator responsible for the work.
Samples or tasksmay move from one operator to another; this transfer, or chain ofcustody, is tracked with operator identity, time, and date.
Theautomatic monitoring of outstanding work by means of worksheetsand work lists means that tests allocated to samples may bechecked when completed.
A selection of standard reporting formsis included with Sample Tracker, and an option facilitates thedevelopment of further customised reports.
Cost competitive, yetfully featured Sample Tracker is available for immediatedelivery.
Autoscribe system minimises the risks for laboratories embarking on LIMS and sample management projects.
Autoscribe has invited biobank experts to discuss compliance regulations at three UK seminars.
Matrix Gemini LIMS will be displayed at the Laboratory Automation Services Middle East FX-LLC stand for ArabLab.
Alongside Matrix Gemini LIMS, Autoscribe will be showcasing a full range of products at Pittcon in March.
Autoscribe is providing what it describes as a ’future proofing’ product support service for its Matrix range.