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Sterilization & Disinfection Procedures for the Lab

Labs often need to decontaminate, disinfect, or sterilize the material they use to ensure experiments are not contaminated. Which procedure is used depends on...

How Advanced Labeling Technologies Make Pharmaceutical Supply Chains Run Smoother

Pharmaceutical supply chains are tightly regulated; they must be in order to pass FDA inspection and maintain high productivity levels. Because of such tight...

4 Reasons to Integrate RFID into Your Cryogenic Inventory Management

Radio-frequency identification (RFID) has come a long way since the 70s; it’s become more prevalent in many areas, including healthcare, pharmaceutical research, and academic...

Addressing Lab Supply Shortages During the COVID-19 Pandemic

With the omicron variant spreading worldwide like wildfire, supply chains are at severe risk of a slowdown, as workers have become increasingly affected by...

The Best in Label Automation of 2021

Here at LabTAG, we offer more than barcode labels; we offer complete identification solutions for your lab and healthcare facility. Part of that is...

Making the Most of Your Cell Phone in the Lab

These days, everyone is glued to their phone; social media, Google, Reddit, daily news headlines—it’s all there, inside your pocket. Unfortunately, unwanted distractions in...

Diagnostic Kits: Uses & Future Trends

In vitro diagnostic tests have made it possible to accurately identify the specific microorganisms that cause disease and to perform additional testing to guide treatment selection....

The Growth of Veterinary Diagnostics & Future Trends

The use of veterinary diagnostics is growing, fueled by the need to control and prevent diseases and to better understand the creatures we depend...

What to do When You Make a Mistake in the Lab

Making mistakes is something that comes with being human. Everyone makes mistakes, both large and small. It’s nothing to be ashamed of, no matter...

The Future of Digital Histology

Histology is the study of tissue at the microscopic level, widely used to diagnose disease by pathologists. This traditionally involves thin specimens cut from...

The Benefits of Outfitting Your Lab with a Customized RFID Solution

For labs that depend on speed and accuracy to scan large inventories, RFID represents a drastic improvement over most conventional labeling methods. Originally conceived...

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...

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Sterilization Packaging & Labeling Requirements

There are several types of sterilization packaging systems on the market today. These containers are designed to maintain the sterility of the contained items...

Lean Principles to Improve Turnaround Times in the COVID-19 Era

Prior to COVID-19, labs were already having difficulty improving turnaround times and optimizing workflow; the pandemic is pushing the system to the brink with...

DRMs Limit the Possibilities of Sample Identification

The idea of restricting access to a product is not new; many companies employ various tools and methods to do just that in an...

Top 10 Lab Fails of 2022

After a long hiatus, our lab fails contest is back! Though it’s been a rough couple of years living through the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s...