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So why LIMS?

Dramatically improved capacity

Automated tasks require no time from analysts

Faster turnaround times for customers

Higher accuracy

Low potential for data transcription error, limited to sample identification and results not available via interfaces. Data are entered once only, then from drop-down menus. Labels are printed error free

Higher levels of certainty

Lab managers are known to return up to 30% of results for retesting upon review where no LIMS is in use – a huge cost factor

Easy accreditation

High levels of traceability and accountability, audit logs and role based security

Data at your finger tips

Search functionality eliminates tedious paper-handling tasks and lost or misfiled data. 6.3% Of pages opened by clients in Bika LIMS, is the Google-like Live search function, minimising interference with queries to lab staff. Save time, make quicker decisions

Interfaces with other departments

Fast accurate interfaces with accounting and production systems - no human error or paper

Track Productivity

Generate productivity reports for lab managers to track turn around times and exceptions

Enhance Quality Control

Most LIMS include extensive QC measures, graphs and reports

Low cost of reporting

Results certificates and routine reports at the push of a button

Less paper. Paperless

Reduce the cost of printers, copiers, toner, file storage boxes and shelf space, the labour required to collate, file and retrieve paper, the risk of lost files


 

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