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In Vitro Diagnostic Devices & Their Labeling Requirements

In recent years, the use of in vitro diagnostic devices (IVDDs) has increased, necessitating improved regulations and requirements. However, because they differ slightly from...

Addressing the Challenges of Sample Identification in CAR T Cell Therapy

Chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy (CAR T) technology, also known as adoptive autologous immunotherapy, has been around for nearly 20 years. While CAR T...

Re-Labeling with Confidence in the Laboratory

Labeling in the lab is important to ensure your samples, specimens, reagents, and buffers are all accurately identified. However, the information on these labels...

Sample Identification for Immunohistochemistry

A cornerstone of the pathologist’s toolkit, immunohistochemistry (IHC) is an essential diagnostic procedure that uses polyclonal antibodies to determine the tissue distribution of proteins...

Biospecimen Labeling & How it Will Help Your Lab Effectively Track Data

Proper biospecimen labeling in biorepositories, biobanking, or research labs is critical, especially when conducting clinical studies that link clinical data to biospecimen analysis. Confusing,...

Veterinary Labels & Animal Healthcare Labeling

Labeling for animal healthcare can encompass various areas, such as animal housing, husbandry, veterinary care, and diagnostics. Depending on if your labeling equipment, surgical...

Breakthrough Innovations in DYMO-Compatible Lab Labels

Labels for DYMO printers are a popular choice in labs for their low cost, requiring no added ribbons, toners, or inks for printing. DYMO®...

A Brief Guide to Glove-Friendly Labeling in the Lab

Labeling is performed daily, with large experiments sometimes requiring hundreds of sample tubes, each of which must be identified appropriately. Most laboratory personnel must...

A Safer Way to Administer Medication Starts with Improving Identification

Did you know that a simple change in the design of medication bag labels such as IV or blood bags can decrease medication errors? Labels...

6 Handy Solutions for Handwriting Labels in Your Lab

This blog may be controversial. If you are a subscriber of our blog, you already know about our contempt for handwritten labeling. They are...

Exciting Innovation for 2D-Barcoded Tubes: PinTAG (Patent Pending)

Laboratories, biobanks, and biorepositories are increasingly using 2D-barcoded tubes to store their valuable samples in ultra-low temperature freezers and liquid nitrogen tanks. These cryo...

How to Improve Lab Sustainability & Energy Efficiency

There are various ways labs can improve their operations, increase inventory management reliability, reduce costs, and help ensure their experiments’ reproducibility. Improving your lab's...

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5 Tips for Creating a Successful Laboratory Training Program

Laboratory training is integral to a functional lab; students, post-docs, senior scientists, and professors alike require training sessions when learning to use new methods...

Genomic Platforms & Translational Medicine

Genomic platforms and databases have become integral parts of genome informatics, enjoying exponential growth in the post-genomic era. A variety of platforms know exist,...

De-Identification Best Practices for Diagnostic Samples

Patient health data is an essential component of medical research. Clinical trials depend on accurate data obtained from patient databases to analyze and interpret...

Candy Coated Pills Add Extra Layer of Security

The administration of substandard medication adversely affects the health of millions of individuals worldwide and costs the healthcare industry an estimated $200 billion annually....