Sample Testing

Supports full spectrum of public health lab tests:

  • Bacteriology
  • Virology
  • Molecular Micro
  • Chemical Terrorism
  • Pediatric Biochemistry
  • Toxicology

Test/result settings can be configured directly from the administrative interface:

  • Batch
  • Calculated results
  • Mass editing

External Integration

  • Web portal for external access
  • - Auto generate shipping papers for samples
  • - Sample traceability begins at point of origin
  • - Full access to test results, billing history
  • HL7 interface for reportable diseases, e.g., FDA/NEDS or USDA

LIMS Workflow Support

  • Expedited receiving process
  • - Bar-code scanners speed up processing
  • Enhanced accuracy
  • - Worklist/case management, including color-coded assignments
  • - Interface with lab equipment, import readings
  • - QC run to ensure calibration
  • Multiple configurations for specimens
  • - Support for testing pooled specimens, mass testing
  • - Etiology reporting to assist in diagnosis
  • - Specimen hierarchy, where relevant
  • Full resulting support
  • - Auto generate results reports, based on configuration
  • - Resulting process for multiple approvers, based on setup
  • Role-based security, with complete audit trail of transactions

Microsoft Technology

  • Microsoft .NET Smart Client
  • - Rich internet application leverages productivity of PC
  • - Look and feel of a desktop application
  • - Client-side software automatically downloads any software updates
  • Microsoft SQL Server database
  • - Enterprise repository for tests, results
  • - Comprehensive data available for trend analysis
  • - Full support for external attachments
  • Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
  • - 20+ standard reports
  • - Custom reports
  • - User interface, templates for ad hoc reporting

GOTS Software

  • Common code base shared by multiple states
  • Easy release process for software upgrades
  • Enhancements freely shared by all
  • Hosting
  • - State-hosted or cloud-based
  • - State responsible for lab PCs, devices