Biorepositories

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Overview

A Powerful Tool for Scientific Collaboration

As LIMS software designed for biorepositories, biobanks, and other research facilities, the STARLIMS Biorepository solution ensures that your specimens are collected, handled and processed accurately throughout the entire specimen lifecycle. The STARLIMS solution will grow as your specimen database grows, meeting stringent regulations and guaranteeing specimen quality. Feel confident in your ability to deliver vital specimen data to scientists to advance critical research.

Have Confidence In Compliance And Best Practices

  • Capture and manage specimen and donor attributes to comply with donor preferences, Institutional Review Board, and other regulatory requirements relating to the use of human and other tissues
  • STARLIMS has been designed to help your organization comply with a wide range of different regulatory standards, including 21 CFR Part 11, ICH, GxP, HIPAA, IRB, CAP, CLIA, ISO 17025, ISO 13485, and ISO 9001
  • Model existing procedures and business logic and/or use pre-defined workflow wizards developed specifically for biorepositories. Analysts are guided through defined steps, and recommendations are made based on entered data, calculated data, or a resource reference 

Collect, Track, And Study Specimens Easily

  • Use existing studies as templates for new studies, or configure wizards to establish study-based reference ranges, reflexes, triggers and reporting requirements
  • Delineate, identify, and locate specimens within a container or in storage by using barcode scan fields, graphical tools, and other powerful query tools
  • Edit or add new specimen metadata attributes as needed to use during queries
  • Enable researchers to reserve specimens for a specified time interval
  • Track specimen’s home location, due date for return, and responsible individuals
  • Track the entire history of each specimen chronologically with electronic signatures
More Capabilities

Manage Specimen Inventory And Storage

  • Modify lab workflows including specimen collection, receiving, testing and processing, storage location management, querying, and referral
  • View lab data that helps you manage inventories, storage, specimen usage and movement, specimen placement and removal, test assignment, and much more
  • Plan and track the capacity in each storage location to help consolidate inventory or remind personnel to perform periodic physical inventory reconciliation

Streamline And Automate Day-to-day Laboratory Logistics

  • Automate import of E-manifest, test requests, and test results files
  • Interface to automated specimen handling systems and analytical instruments, system-to-system communications via web services, file transfer (text, CSV, HL7, ASCII, etc.), and direct database communications
  • Manage chain of custody with electronic signatures 
  • Manage customer billing and invoicing for specimen shipping, processing, and/or testing
  • Allow secure system access for clinical trial investigators, project managers, kit manufacturing sites and external reference labs

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