Adequate sample management policy is an essential piece of a GxP compliant test facility.
Features of the IBR Inc. sample management are:
- Specific SOP describing the process of sample management from sample entry to sample storage and disposal according to the suggestion of the A5 team of the Global Bioanalysis Consortium (GBC)
- Central monitoring system (CMS) that includes the temperature of rooms, refrigerators, freezers and ultra-freezers including redundant alarm system by cell phone and Email
- 21 CFR Part 11 compliant sample and reagent management data base
- Defined workflow for sample processing and information management accompanying the project work flow
The sample management follows the best practices for biorepositories by J.B. Vaught and M.K. Henderson Unit 2; Chapter 3 Biological sample collection, processing, storage and information management.