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Informatics in the Agriculture Industry

If you have cereal in the morning, the nutritional labeling you’re bound to see on the side of the box is due to the efforts of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This is just one example of inter-agency cooperation. The USDA is made up of 29 agencies and offices with nearly 100,000 …

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Informatics in R&D

In an earlier article1, we looked at the role laboratory information management systems (LIMS) played in manufacturing/production operations, as well as their relationship to other control/database systems. This article is going to shift the focus to the source of those manufactured/production operations: research and development. Before we get into informatics, let’s look at the working environment. Figure 1 shows the …

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Informatics in the Environmental Laboratory

Can a laboratory operate successfully without the use of laboratory informatics? To some, the answer is always “yes, informatics makes it easier, but it isn’t a requirement”, and that is true in a technical sense, but in reality, the practical answer is “not anymore”. The use of informatics in the environmental industry is an example we’ll be looking at in …

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Guide to Lab Security with a LIMS

Cybercrime is so pervasive that new data breaches seem to scatter personal information across the internet every day. An attack can hit any organization at any time. Laboratories face a particular challenge as they balance security with collaboration. Should hackers breach a laboratory’s systems, the resulting data loss can have severe financial, legal, and reputational consequences. This guide provides an …

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Managing Change in Lab Operations

During the first week of August 2022, the Houston Astros played the Red Sox in Fenway Park (the Sox’s home field). Christian Vazquez had been a catcher playing on that field since 2014. On August 1, he found himself playing on the same field but in a different uniform, that of the Astros. He had been traded just as the …

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LIMS in Manufacturing

The history of laboratory informatics began in earnest with the commercialization of instrument data systems and LIMS software, the latter having the larger impact since it could affect the entire lab’s productivity and benefit the organization it supports. That software found a home in both industrial Research & Development, Manufacturing, and Healthcare (clinical laboratories). In each of these situations, LIMS …

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Improve Laboratory Accuracy and Reporting Quality with a LIMS

Analytical mistakes represent a shrinking share of errors in well-run laboratories. In multiple studies of clinical testing laboratories, more than 90% of errors occur before or after tests are performed. [1] Relatively error-free testing should not be surprising. After all, the bench is where laboratories can exert the most control using: Standards-based processes, Instrument maintenance and calibration, Professional certification, Proficiency …

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LIMS Software: Build or Buy?

There is a progression in technology utilization that many labs go through on their way to choosing LIMS software. A lot depends on the size of the organization, the resources it has available to it, and its experience in lab operations. Smaller groups in particular may begin with paper-based workflows and documentation (e.g., for test methods, etc.). As they tire …

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eBooks

LIMS Selection Workbook for Clinical Diagnostics & Research Labs

When planning a project of any type, it makes perfect sense to initially research and detail the specifics of the project to lay a solid foundation to work from. This is particularly true with software development, where careful initial planning is vital to ensuring the project is legitimate in the eyes of critical stakeholders and will meet specified goals. This …

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LIMS Selection Workbook for All Laboratories

When planning a project of any type, it makes perfect sense to initially research and detail the specifics of the project to lay a solid foundation to work from. This is particularly true with software development, where careful initial planning is vital to ensuring the project is legitimate in the eyes of critical stakeholders and will meet specified goals. This …

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The Ideal LIMS for Clinical Diagnostics

Finding and implementing the ideal LIMS is not as straight forward as other software purchases. It requires in-depth research, planning, communication and knowledge. Given how much information the lab has to arm itself with to make the best decision on the ideal LIMS, this process can leave many labs frustrated before even getting started. We want to help alleviate some …

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Brochures

Why LabLynx?

The laboratory informatics market is saturated with LIMS vendors who want to sell you their LIMS software. At LabLynx, we want to work with your lab to create a LIMS solution that meets your needs today and in the future. Regardless of lab size or industry, LabLynx is an experienced and trusted LIMS vendor with a dedicated team of developers …

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Your Ideal LIMS for Cannabis Testing

Which Cannabis LIMS software solution is best for your lab? The LabLynx CannaQA Standard Edition LIMS is designed for the start-up cannabis testing laboratory that needs to get up and running quickly. For larger labs with higher sample volume and the need for complete system control and configuration, the LabLynx CannaQA Enterprise Edition is a perfect choice.

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Ideal LIMS for Your Laboratory

LabLynx ELab LIMS is a flexible, scalable, configurable LIMS that can be moulded to your lab’s specific workflow. Our team of laboratory experts and application engineers work with you to adjust our system into a solution that meets your needs.

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Healthcare & Clinical Diagnostics

Designed specifically for the healthcare and clinical diagnostic industries, LabLynx’s Healthcare Solution is a complete laboratory product suite that combines a physician portal, patient portal, ELN and an industry-specific versioning of our ELab LIMS that features a LIMS/LIS hybrid.

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Forensics & Medical Examiners | LabLynx

Forensics & Medical Examiners

Manage your cases, evidence and samples in a secure, auditable environment with LabLynx ELab LIMS for Forensics and Medical Examiners. With our configurable, flexible solution, you can manage every aspect of your lab’s data and operations.

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Videos

J&L Labs: ELab LIMS & Customer Portal

J&L Laboratories share how they successfully utilize their LabLynx ELab LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) and Online Customer Portal to bring unprecedented organization, accuracy, and faster turnaround times to the oilfield.

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ELab

The master platform for all LabLynx LIMS solutions for every industry.

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