This manual contains a complete description of all functions of the SAMPLES user interface. It is primarily aimed at users of the app who want to get to know SAMPLES and use it in their daily lab routine.

Introduction

This section contains some introductory information about the SAMPLES app itself and the content structure of the manual. The introduction ends with some references to further information.

Note

Generic masculine: This document uses the generic masculine form for better readability. Unless otherwise indicated, all references to persons refer to all genders.

About SAMPLES

We ourselves like to call SAMPLES the operating system for smart labs. And that for a good reason! SAMPLES is a combination of different apps and services that helps lab staff organize and perform their daily work. The app offers functions that accompany the entire path of a sample through the laboratory.

Laboratory process
Figure 1. Laboratory process

After installing and setting up SAMPLES, one starts to map its own individual laboratory process (data, workflows, interfaces) in the software. This is because SAMPLES is oriented to the process of its users and does not force them to adapt their processes, that have been developed and well thought out over a long period of time, to the software.

In addition, SAMPLES can also be used as a middleware between the laboratory and surrounding areas (e.g. clinics, other laboratories or physicians in private practice) and at this point support communication between these institutions.

We aim for our lab users as the guardians of a treasure (we mean the data obtained in the lab) to get more out of it. For example, by using the numerous interfaces of the SAMPLES API for the analysis and further processing or enrichment of their data, to improve the validity of their results or their own processes.

Contents of this manual

The manual is intended for all users of the app and is accordingly divided into the following sections:

First steps: This section describes how to set up a new SAMPLES installation. After the initial login, user roles are configured and user accounts are registered for the lab staff. Then you define the desired form and content of the identification numbers for samples, orders and other data that later are automatically generated by the app.

Laboratory process and procedures: The setup of an individual laboratory process as well as the daily routine work including examination profiles, methods and parameters are described here. One focus is the individualization of a sample installation to specific processes and contents.

Daily routine tasks: The daily laboratory routine is determined by activities such as the registration and preparation of sample material, the documentation, checking and confirmation of test results and the further processing of the information obtained in the process. This section provides detailed descriptions of how to perform all these tasks with samples.

Target audience

As primary and secondary users of the app, we see mainly people from these usage areas:

Laboratory staff: With the help of this manual all laboratory staff interacting with the app on a daily basis should be guided safely through the operation of the application functions. For users who are just looking for a quick start and overview of the app’s functions and for whom an entire manual is too extensive for this purpose, we have summarized this content in a separate SAMPLES Quickstart Guide.

Members of the technical application support: IT Administration staff install SAMPLES, integrate it into the operating environment and assist lab staff with proper operation of the app. They use the manual for their own familiarization and as supplementary material for training their help-searching users. A supplementary manual Technical Operation of SAMPLES provides further guidance for the daily routine of these users in installing, controlling, maintaining and servicing a SAMPLES installation.

Data analysts and developers: With its open interfaces, SAMPLES is also aimed directly at data analysts and computer scientists in the lab. They use the API to access the laboratory data stored in the app with the aim of analyzing it or integrating it into complementary apps or automated workflows. They also use this user guide to get started using the app. Another manual SAMPLES Developer Guide contains additional information for accessing and using the API as well as some real-world examples.

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First steps

This section describes how to set up a new SAMPLES installation. After the first login, user roles are configured and user accounts are registered for the lab staff. Afterwards the form and content of the identification numbers automatically generated by the app for samples, patients, etc. are set-up.

Login and logout

SAMPLES is used to store very sensitive information. Of course, this information may only be accessed by a restricted, precisely defined group of people. To gain access to the app’s functions and data, users must first identify themselves with a user name and password.

Open app in browser

To open the app in the web browser, the web address of your own samples installation (e.g. https://my-lab.samples.app) is entered in the address line of the browser window and loaded.

This web address is obtained after completing the installation in the Microsoft App Source or Azure Marketplace. At any later time, your own local administrator is sure to help.

Note

To use the app an up-to-date web browser is required. The following products are optimally suitable for operating the app:

  • Google Chrome

  • Microsoft Edge

  • Mozilla Firefox

  • Apple Safari

The view for logging in with user name and password will be opened.

Login with username and password

To log in with user name and password, the start page is called.

Login with username and password
Figure 2. Login with username and password

There Username and Password are entered and confirmed by calling Login.

Note

If you lose your access credentials, your own local administrator will certainly help.

After a successful authentication the individual overview page will be opened.

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Logout your current user

Users remain logged into SAMPLES until they actively log out or close the browser tab.

Caution

As soon as the workplace is switched, one should always terminate the running user session for security reasons.

To log out, the Logout function is called up in the user menu.

Logout your current user
Figure 3. Logout your current user

After successful logout, the start page of the app will open.

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Permissions and User Roles

For controlled access of users to stored content in the app, SAMPLES uses a combination of permissions and user roles. Each access-protected object and the interactions with it are linked to permissions, e.g. one needs the permission View sample to list all samples. Administrative users combine these permissions into user roles, which usually are based on the roles of real actors in the laboratory process. Finally, one or more of these user roles are assigned to each user, thereby defining that person’s possibilities in dealing with the app.

List and search user roles

A searchable listing of all available data about user roles can be found in view Administration / User Roles.

User Roles
Figure 4. User Roles

The listing contains information about:

Title Meaning

Label

Readable name of the user role

Abbreviation

Short name to identify and reference the user role in other parts of the app

Description

Technical description and meaning of the user role

In the toolbar of the view you can find even more functions for processing user roles:

Create entry

adds a new user role

Reload list

updates the content of the listing

Delete selected entries

removes the selected list entries

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Add new user role

To add a new user role open view Administration / User Roles and call the function Create entry.

A wizard opens for entering all the necessary information for the new entry:

User Roles
Figure 5. User Roles

This includes:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Label

Readable name of the user role

unique mandatory information

Abbreviation

Short name to identify and reference the user role in other parts of the app

unique mandatory information

Description

Technical description and meaning of the user role

Permissions

List of permissions for this user role

for details look at Permissions for user roles

Only the click on the button Finish completes the assistant.

Your input is checked by the app for completeness and correctness before it is permanently saved. In case of errors in the input, a hint message is displayed and the corresponding input field is highlighted.

The time and editor of the input are recorded in the history of the new entry. Finally, the updated list of user roles is opened again.

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Edit user role

To display and edit all information about a user role, call up the desired list entry by clicking on it in the Administration / User Roles view.

Edit user role
Figure 6. Edit user role

This opens the editing screen with the following information:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Label

Readable name of the user role

unique mandatory information

Abbreviation

Short name to identify and reference the user role in other parts of the app

unique mandatory information

Description

Technical description and meaning of the user role

Permissions

List of permissions for this user role

for details look at Permissions for user roles

Caution

Your input is checked, processed and saved immediately.

Any input errors are displayed as a message and the relevant input fields are highlighted accordingly. The time and the editor are recorded in the history of the entry.

In the toolbar of the view you can find even more functions for editing user roles:

History

shows the editors and the time for the creation and last editing of the item

Delete

removes the user role from the app’s memory

Calling the Back function in the toolbar closes the view and takes you back to the list view.

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Permissions for user roles

SAMPLES uses permissions to control user access to app features and data.

Administrative permissions
Permission Meaning

Benutzerkonto anzeigen

List and show users and user roles

Benutzerkonto bearbeiten

Add and edit new users and user roles

Benutzerkonto archivieren

Lock and unlock users

Benutzerkonto entfernen

Remove users

Permissions for setup and configuration
Permission Meaning

Anwendung einrichten

Edit application settings; Add, edit and remove catalogs and custom fields

Stammdaten anzeigen

List and show master data objects

Stammdaten bearbeiten

Add and edit master data objects

Stammdaten entfernen

Remove master data objects

Permissions for daily lab routine
Permission Meaning

Auftrag anlegen

Register orders

Auftrag anzeigen

List and show orders

Auftrag beurteilen

Accept orders

Auftrag bearbeiten

Edit orders

Auftrag archivieren

Archive and restore orders

Auftrag entfernen

Remove orders

Probe registrieren

Register samples

Probe anzeigen

List and show samples

Probe bearbeiten

Edit samples

Probe versenden

Send samples (outdated)

Probe archivieren

Archive and restore samples

Probe entfernen

Remove samples

Untersuchung starten

Start sample screening

Ergebnis anzeigen

Show results of single samples and batch analyses

Ergebnis erfassen

Enter results of single samples and batch analyses

Ergebnis freigeben

Confirm results of single samples and batch analyses

Remove user role

To remove a user role, call the Delete entry function in the 3-dot-menu of the list item in the Administration / User Roles view.

Remove user role
Figure 7. Remove user role

Alternatively, open the desired user role for editing and call the Delete function there in the 3-dot-menu of the toolbar.

In addition, it is also possible to remove several user roles at the same time. To do this, select the list items to be removed in the Administration / User Roles view and then call the Delete function in the 3-dot-menu of the toolbar.

In all 3 cases, a message is then displayed to confirm the action. Only after the confirmation of the user the removal of the selected item takes place.

Important

The removal of a user role is not logged in the history and cannot be undone or retraced after confirmation.

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Users

With the help of the app, laboratories process information with very sensitive content. Access to this confidential content must therefore only be permitted to authorised users. For traceability reasons, all changes to the content stored in the app are automatically logged by the software and linked to the user.

Important

We strongly advise not to pass the app credentials to third parties. When leaving the workplace, you should also always log out of the app to prevent misuse of your own app identity.

List and search users

A searchable listing of all available data about users can be found in view Administration / Users.

Users
Figure 8. Users

The listing contains information about:

Title Meaning

Username

Name for log-in into the app

First name

First name from the users contact information

Name

Name from the users contact information

E-Mail

E-Mail from the users contact information

User roles

List of assigned user roles

In the toolbar of the view you can find even more functions for processing users:

Create entry

adds a new user

Reload list

updates the content of the listing

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Register new user

For the registration of a new user open view Administration / Users and call the function Create entry.

A wizard opens for entering all the necessary information for the new entry:

Register user
Figure 9. Register user

This includes:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Username

Name for log-in into the app

unique mandatory information

Password

Password for log-in to the app

mandatory information, at least 5 characters

Confirm Password

Password for log-in to the app

mandatory information, identical with password

User roles

List of assigned user roles

Tip

For unique usernames, we recommend using the email addresses of colleagues, as they are catchy and easy to remember on the one hand, and are also unique on the other.

Good and secure passwords are 10-20 characters long and composed of a combination of upper and lower case letters, numbers and some special characters. For this purpose, counting rhymes or proverbs are particularly suitable, of which you only use the first letters and in which you insert random digits and special characters.

Only the click on the button Finish completes the assistant.

Your input is checked by the app for completeness and correctness before it is permanently saved. In case of errors in the input, a hint message is displayed and the corresponding input field is highlighted.

The time and editor of the input are recorded in the history of the new entry. Finally, the updated list of users is opened again.

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Edit user

To display and edit all information about a user, call up the desired list entry by clicking on it in the Administration / Users view.

VIEW
Figure 10. VIEW

This opens the editing screen with the following information:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Username

Name for log-in into the app

unique mandatory information

New Password

Password for log-in to the app

mandatory information, at least 5 characters

User roles

List of assigned user roles

Edit the selection list in Administration / User Roles

Organization

Name of the organization to which this user belongs

Department

Name of the department to which this user belongs

Phone

Landline phone number for contacting the user

Mobile

Mobile phone number for contacting the user

Fax

Phone number of the fax machine to contact the user

E-Mail

Electronix mail address to contact the user

Web

Homepage or social media profile for contact with the user

Form of address

Salutation from the postal address of the user

e.g. Mrs. or Mr.

Title

Academic title from the user’s postal address

e.g. Prof. or Dr.

Name

Family name of the user

First name

Given name of the user

Adress line 1

Street name from the user’s postal address

House number

House number from the user’s postal address

Adress line 2

Additional information to the user’s postal address

e.g. part of town

Postal code

Postal code from the user’s postal address

Post office box

Post office box from the user’s postal address

Town/City

Name of the city from the user’s postal address

Country

Name of the country from the user’s postal address

Edit the selection list in Master Data / Countries

Caution

Your input is checked, processed and saved immediately.

Any input errors are displayed as a message and the relevant input fields are highlighted accordingly. The time and the editor are recorded in the history of the entry.

In the toolbar of the view you can find even more functions for editing users:

History

shows the editors and the time for the creation and last editing of the item

Delete

removes the user from the app’s memory

Calling the Back function in the toolbar closes the view and takes you back to the list view.

Lock user

To lock a user and thus deactivate the user account and prevent further logins, open the appropriate list item in the Administration / Users view and call the Archive function in the 3-point menu of the toolbar.

Lock user
Figure 11. Lock user
Note

For understandable reasons, of course, a user may not lock himself.

After confirming the action, the item is locked.

The editor and the time of the action are recorded in the history of the archived item. The user can no longer be edited and does not appear in the overview list (unless you activate the Show archived option there). It is no longer possible to log in with this user until the lock is released.

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Release locked user

To release the lock of a user, first perform an archive search (with the Show archived option) for the desired list item in the Administration / Users view. Then open its edit view by clicking on the item in the list.

Since this is still a locked item, editing is not possible. To release, i.e. removing the lock, now call the Restore function in the 3-point menu of the toolbar.

Release locked user
Figure 12. Release locked user

The editor and time of the action are recorded in the history of the item. The user that has now been restored can now be edited and also appears again in the overview list without the need for an archive search. The user can now log in again.

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App Settings

Some settings influence the behavior of the entire application and all users. They are made in a central place by administrative users.

App Settings
Figure 13. App Settings

This includes in particular the settings for the generation of new identification numbers by the app.

Important

Ideally, these settings should be made immediately after the first start of a sample installation, since subsequent changes to them will not affect numbers that have already been generated.

Set format for new sample numbers

To view and edit the format for generating new sample numbers, the Administration / Application Settings view is opened.

The Sample number field shows the current setting:

Format for sample numbers
Figure 14. Format for sample numbers

In addition to some general number generation instructions, the following sample-specific properties are available:

Format Meaning

externalNumber

External identification number (of the customer) of the sample

label

Supplementary label of the sample

sampleType.label

Readable label of the type of sample material

sampleType.handle

Short label of the type of sample material

barcode

Additional information stored in the barcode label of the sample

receivedDate

Date of receipt of the sample in the laboratory

status

Current processing status of the sample

priority

Priority for processing the sample

quantity.count

Number of sample tubes

quantity.volume

Size of the sample tubes

quantity.unit.label

Label of the unit associated to the size

studie.label

Readable label of a currently conducted clinical trial this sample is associated to

studie.handle

Short label of a currently conducted clinical trial this sample is associated to

probenahmezeitpunkt

Date and time of collection of the samples from the patient

order.externalNumber

External identification number (of the customer) of the order

order.internalNumber

Internal identification number (of the lab) of the order

order.receivedDate

Date of order entry

order.customer.label

Readable name of the customer

order.customer.handle

Short name of the customer

order.patient.code

Pseudonymized or anonymized coding of the patient

order.patient.firstName

Given name of the patient

order.patient.lastName

Family name of the patient

order.patient.birthdate

Date of birth of the patient

Embedded in curly brackets ({}), they are interpreted as placeholders and replaced by the current value of the sample information referenced by them when the new number is generated. If no value can be determined for one of the format statements when generating a new number, no substitution takes place, i.e. the respective content of the number remains empty.

Following there are some examples of sample number formats:

Example Format Sample number

Patient code, clinical trial, sample collection, sample type and sequence number

{UPPER(order.patient.code)}{UPPER(studie.handle)}{FMT(probenahmezeitpunkt, 'yyyyMMdd')}{sampleType.handle}{IDX()}

ML01022003AUB2320230313HEP1

Sample type, sample registration date and sequence number

{sampleType.handle}/{FMT(receivedDate,'yyyy-MM-dd')}/#{IDX()}

HEP/2023-03-20/#1

Caution

All entries are checked, processed and saved immediately. The changes thus become effective immediately and apply to each newly generated sample number.

Any input errors are displayed as a hint message and the relevant input fields are highlighted accordingly.

Set format for new order numbers

To view and edit the format for generating new order numbers, the Administration / Application Settings view is opened.

The Order number field shows the current setting:

Format for order numbers
Figure 15. Format for order numbers

In addition to some general number generation instructions, the following order-specific properties are available:

Format Meaning

receivedDate

Date of order entry

customer.label

Readable name of the customer

customer.handle

Short name of the customer

patient.code

Pseudonymized or anonymized coding of the patient

patient.firstName

Given name of the patient

patient.lastName

Family name of the patient

patient.birthdate

Date of birth of the patient

Embedded in curly brackets ({}), they are interpreted as placeholders and replaced by the current value of the order information referenced by them when the new number is generated. If no value can be determined for one of the format statements when generating a new number, no substitution takes place, i.e. the respective content of the number remains empty.

Following there are some examples of order number formats:

Example Format Order number

Customer handle, order entry date and sequence number

{UPPER(customer.handle)}{FMT(receivedDate, 'yyyyMMdd')}{IDX()}

QT202303241

Same example with better readable format

{UPPER(customer.handle)}/{FMT(receivedDate, 'yyyy-MM-dd')}/#{IDX()}

QT/2023-03-24/#1

Caution

All entries are checked, processed and saved immediately. The changes thus become effective immediately and apply to each newly generated order number.

Any input errors are displayed as a hint message and the relevant input fields are highlighted accordingly.

Set format for new patient codes

To view and edit the format for generating new patient codes, the Administration / Application Settings view is opened.

The Patient code field shows the current setting:

Format for patient codes
Figure 16. Format for patient codes

In addition to some general number generation instructions, the following patient-specific properties are available:

Format Meaning

lastName

Family name of the patient

firstName

Given name of the patient

birthdate

Date of birth of the patient

Embedded in curly brackets ({}), they are interpreted as placeholders and replaced by the current value of the patient information referenced by them when the new code is generated. If no value can be determined for one of the format statements when generating a new code, no substitution takes place, i.e. the respective content of the code remains empty.

Following there are some examples of patient code formats:

Example Format Patient code

first character of firstname and lastname in uppercase format and date of birth (pseudonymized)

{UPPER(lastName[0])} {UPPER(firstName[0])} {FMT(birthdate,'ddMMyyyy')}

ML01022003

anonymized patient code

P {IDX()}

P1

Caution

All entries are checked, processed and saved immediately. The changes thus become effective immediately and apply to each newly generated patient code.

Any input errors are displayed as a hint message and the relevant input fields are highlighted accordingly.

Set format for new batch analysis identifiers

To view and edit the format for generating new batch analysis identifier, the Administration / Application Settings view is opened.

The Batch Analysis ID field shows the current setting:

Format for batch analysis identifiers
Figure 17. Format for batch analysis identifiers

In addition to some general number generation instructions, the following analysis-specific properties are available:

Format Meaning

label

Readable name or short name of the batch analysis

startAt

Start of the analysis

dueAt

Due date or deadline for the completion of the batch analysis

assignee.userName

Login name of the current batch analysis editor

Embedded in curly brackets ({}), they are interpreted as placeholders and replaced by the current value of the batch analysis information referenced by them when the new identifier is generated. If no value can be determined for one of the format statements when generating a new identifier, no substitution takes place, i.e. the respective content of the identifier remains empty.

Following there are some examples of batch analysis identifier formats:

Example Format Batch-Analyse-ID

Analysis start date, label and sequence number

{FMT(StartAt,'yyyy-MM-dd')} {Label} {IDX()}

2023-03-28 First test 1

Analysis label, start date and name of the editor

{Label} of {Assignee.UserName} at {FMT(StartAt, 'MM/dd/yyyy')} #{IDX()}

First test of lieschen.mueller at 03/20/2023 #1

Caution

All entries are checked, processed and saved immediately. The changes thus become effective immediately and apply to each newly generated batch analysis identifier.

Any input errors are displayed as a hint message and the relevant input fields are highlighted accordingly.

Set format for new sample tray identifiers

To view and edit the format for generating new sample tray identifiers, the Administration / Application Settings view is opened.

The Sample Tray ID field shows the current setting:

Format for sample tray identifiers
Figure 18. Format for sample tray identifiers

In addition to some general number generation instructions, the following tray-specific properties are available:

Format Meaning

label

Readable name of the sample tray

rows

Number of rows (height) of the sample tray

columns

Number of columns (width) of the sample tray

batchAnalysis.number

Identification number of the batch analysis

batchAnalysis.label

Readable name or short name of the batch analysis

batchAnalysis.startAt

Start of the analysis

batchAnalysis.dueAt

Due date or deadline for the completion of the batch analysis

Embedded in curly brackets ({}), they are interpreted as placeholders and replaced by the current value of the sample tray information referenced by them when the new identifier is generated. If no value can be determined for one of the format statements when generating a new identifier, no substitution takes place, i.e. the respective content of the identifier remains empty.

Following there are some examples of sample tray identifier formats:

Example Format Sample tray ID

Batch analysis ID (see above) and sequence number (of the sample tray)

{BatchAnalysis.Number} {IDX()}

2023-03-28 First test 1 1

Same example, better formatted with a bit more information

{BatchAnalysis.Number} - Tray #{IDX()} ({Columns}x{Rows})

2023-03-28 First test 1 - Tray #1 (12x8)

Caution

All entries are checked, processed and saved immediately. The changes thus become effective immediately and apply to each newly generated sample tray identifier.

Any input errors are displayed as a hint message and the relevant input fields are highlighted accordingly.

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General instructions for number generation

Some instructions for number generation are generally valid and can thus be used in all formats:

Format Meaning

Text[Idx]

Character of Text located at position Idx (0-based)

UPPER(Text)

convert all characters of Text to uppercase letters

FMT(Date, Format)

convert the value of Date to the given Format

IDX()

generate sequence number

Laboratory process and procedures

After the first steps, this section describes how to set-up the essential laboratory process objects and the procedures to be used. In addition to the objects already included in the app, such as units, parameters and methods, your own user-defined content can also be set up in order to be used in the daily routine.

Sample types

Sample types are used to classify the samples to be processed according to their material nature or the purpose of their examination.

Goals can be described specifically for certain sample types, which greatly simplifies the work for the client and the laboratory.

List and search sample types

A searchable listing of all available data about sample types can be found in view Master Data / Sample Types.

Sample Types
Figure 19. Sample Types

The listing contains information about:

Title Meaning

Label

Readable name of the sample type

Abbreviation

Short name to identify and reference the sample type in other parts of the app

Description

Technical description and meaning of the sample type

In the toolbar of the view you can find even more functions for processing sample types:

Create entry

adds a new sample type

Reload list

updates the content of the listing

Delete selected entries

removes the selected list entries

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Add new sample type

To add a new sample type open view Master Data / Sample Types and call the function Create entry.

A wizard opens for entering all the necessary information for the new entry:

Add sample type
Figure 20. Add sample type

This includes:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Label

Readable name of the sample type

unique mandatory information

Abbreviation

Short name to identify and reference the sample type in other parts of the app

unique mandatory information

Description

Technical description and meaning of the sample type

Only the click on the button Finish completes the assistant.

Your input is checked by the app for completeness and correctness before it is permanently saved. In case of errors in the input, a hint message is displayed and the corresponding input field is highlighted.

The time and editor of the input are recorded in the history of the new entry. Finally, the updated list of sample types is opened again.

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Edit sample type

To display and edit all information about a sample type, call up the desired list entry by clicking on it in the Master Data / Sample Types view.

Edit sample type
Figure 21. Edit sample type

This opens the editing screen with the following information:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Label

Readable name of the sample type

unique mandatory information

Abbreviation

Short name to identify and reference the sample type in other parts of the app

unique mandatory information

Description

Technical description and meaning of the sample type

Units

Units available for samples of this type

Edit the selection list in Master Data / Units

Caution

Your input is checked, processed and saved immediately.

Any input errors are displayed as a message and the relevant input fields are highlighted accordingly. The time and the editor are recorded in the history of the entry.

In the toolbar of the view you can find even more functions for editing sample types:

History

shows the editors and the time for the creation and last editing of the item

Delete

removes the sample type from the app’s memory

Calling the Back function in the toolbar closes the view and takes you back to the list view.

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Remove sample type

To remove a sample type, call the Delete entry function in the 3-dot-menu of the list item in the Master Data / Sample Types view.

Remove sample type
Figure 22. Remove sample type

Alternatively, open the desired sample type for editing and call the Delete function there in the 3-dot-menu of the toolbar.

In addition, it is also possible to remove several sample types at the same time. To do this, select the list items to be removed in the Master Data / Sample Types view and then call the Delete function in the 3-dot-menu of the toolbar.

In all 3 cases, a message is then displayed to confirm the action. Only after the confirmation of the user the removal of the selected item takes place.

Important

The removal of a sample type is not logged in the history and cannot be undone or retraced after confirmation.

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Base quantities

Similar units (or measurement units) that can be converted into each other are combined into base quantities (or simply quantities).

One base quantity comprises one or more units, each of which itself may be contained in one or more base quantities. Each base quantity declares one of the contained units (mostly the commonly used one) to be its standard unit.

List and search base quantities

A searchable listing of all available data about base quantities can be found in view Master Data / Base Quantities.

Base Quantities
Figure 23. Base Quantities

The listing contains information about:

Title Meaning

Label

Readable name of the base quantity

Abbreviation

Short name to identify and reference the base quantity in other parts of the app

Standard unit

Frequently used unit for values and basis for conversion of other units of this dimension.

In the toolbar of the view you can find even more functions for processing base quantities:

Create entry

adds a new base quantity

Reload list

updates the content of the listing

Delete selected entries

removes the selected list entries

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Add new base quantity

To add a new base quantity open view Master Data / Base Quantities and call the function Create entry.

A wizard opens for entering all the necessary information for the new entry:

Add base quantity
Figure 24. Add base quantity

This includes:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Label

Readable name of the base quantity

unique mandatory information

Abbreviation

Short name to identify and reference the base quantity in other parts of the app

unique mandatory information

Description

Technical description and meaning of the base quantity

Only the click on the button Finish completes the assistant.

Your input is checked by the app for completeness and correctness before it is permanently saved. In case of errors in the input, a hint message is displayed and the corresponding input field is highlighted.

The time and editor of the input are recorded in the history of the new entry. Finally, the updated list of base quantities is opened again.

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Edit base quantity

To display and edit all information about a base quantity, call up the desired list entry by clicking on it in the Master Data / Base Quantities view.

Edit base quantity
Figure 25. Edit base quantity

This opens the editing screen with the following information:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Label

Readable name of the base quantity

unique mandatory information

Abbreviation

Short name to identify and reference the base quantity in other parts of the app

unique mandatory information

Standard unit

unit considered as the standard unit of this basic quantity

Edit the selection list in Master Data / Units

Description

Technical description and meaning of the base quantity

Caution

Your input is checked, processed and saved immediately.

Any input errors are displayed as a message and the relevant input fields are highlighted accordingly. The time and the editor are recorded in the history of the entry.

In the toolbar of the view you can find even more functions for editing base quantities:

History

shows the editors and the time for the creation and last editing of the item

Delete

removes the base quantity from the app’s memory

Calling the Back function in the toolbar closes the view and takes you back to the list view.

Remove base quantity

To remove a base quantity, call the Delete entry function in the 3-dot-menu of the list item in the Master Data / Base Quantities view.

Remove base quantity
Figure 26. Remove base quantity

Alternatively, open the desired base quantity for editing and call the Delete function there in the 3-dot-menu of the toolbar.

In addition, it is also possible to remove several base quantities at the same time. To do this, select the list items to be removed in the Master Data / Base Quantities view and then call the Delete function in the 3-dot-menu of the toolbar.

In all 3 cases, a message is then displayed to confirm the action. Only after the confirmation of the user the removal of the selected item takes place.

Important

The removal of a base quantity is not logged in the history and cannot be undone or retraced after confirmation.

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Units

The assignment of a unit (or measurement unit) makes different measured values comparable in the first place and assigns them a technically relevant meaning.

With the help of base quantities, units of the same dimension can be converted into each other.

List and search units

A searchable listing of all available data about units can be found in view Master Data / Units.

Units
Figure 27. Units

The listing contains information about:

Title Meaning

Label

Readable name of the unit

Abbreviation

Technical symbol and short name for identifying the unit

Base Quantities

Base quantities (or dimensions) to which this unit belongs

Standard Units

Standard units of the base quantities to which this unit belongs

In the toolbar of the view you can find even more functions for processing units:

Create entry

adds a new unit

Reload list

updates the content of the listing

Delete selected entries

removes the selected list entries

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Add new unit

To add a new unit open view Master Data / Units and call the function Create entry.

A wizard opens for entering all the necessary information for the new entry:

Add unit
Figure 28. Add unit

This includes:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Label

Readable name of the unit

unique mandatory information

Abbreviation

Technical symbol and short name for identifying the unit

unique mandatory information

Description

Technical description and meaning of the unit

Base quantity

Base quantity (or dimension) to which this unit belongs

Edit selection list in Master Data / Base Quantities

Conversion

Standard unit of the base quantity to which this unit belongs

Only the click on the button Finish completes the assistant.

Your input is checked by the app for completeness and correctness before it is permanently saved. In case of errors in the input, a hint message is displayed and the corresponding input field is highlighted.

The time and editor of the input are recorded in the history of the new entry. Finally, the updated list of units is opened again.

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Edit unit

To display and edit all information about a unit, call up the desired list entry by clicking on it in the Master Data / Units view.

Edit unit
Figure 29. Edit unit

This opens the editing screen with the following information:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Label

Readable name of the unit

unique mandatory information

Abbreviation

Technical symbol and short name for identifying the unit

unique mandatory information

Description

Technical description and meaning of the unit

Base quantity

Base quantity (or dimension) to which this unit belongs

Edit selection list in Master Data / Base Quantities

Standard unit

Standard unit of the base quantity

read-only

Conversion

Standard unit of the base quantity to which this unit belongs

Caution

Your input is checked, processed and saved immediately.

Any input errors are displayed as a message and the relevant input fields are highlighted accordingly. The time and the editor are recorded in the history of the entry.

In the toolbar of the view you can find even more functions for editing units:

History

shows the editors and the time for the creation and last editing of the item

Delete

removes the unit from the app’s memory

Calling the Back function in the toolbar closes the view and takes you back to the list view.

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Remove unit

To remove a unit, call the Delete entry function in the 3-dot-menu of the list item in the Routine / Units view.

Remove unit
Figure 30. Remove unit

Alternatively, open the desired unit for editing and call the Delete function there in the 3-dot-menu of the toolbar.

In addition, it is also possible to remove several units at the same time. To do this, select the list items to be removed in the Routine / Units view and then call the Delete function in the 3-dot-menu of the toolbar.

In all 3 cases, a message is then displayed to confirm the action. Only after the confirmation of the user the removal of the selected item takes place.

Important

The removal of a unit is not logged in the history and cannot be undone or retraced after confirmation.

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Parameters

In the daily laboratory routine, frequently used test results of a sample (e.g. input values, settings, measurement or analysis results) to be measured under specific conditions are defined as parameters.

Clearly defined data types and units make parameter values comparable. SOPs, standards and guidelines define the technical framework for measurement.

List and search parameters

A searchable listing of all available data about parameters can be found in view Master Data / Parameters.

Parameters
Figure 31. Parameters

The listing contains information about:

Title Meaning

Label

Readable name of the parameter

Abbreviation

Short name to identify and reference the parameter in other parts of the app

Description

Technical description and meaning of the parameter

Data type

Technical form and content of values of this parameter

Unit

Commonly used unit for values of this parameter

In the toolbar of the view you can find even more functions for processing parameters:

Create entry

adds a new parameter

Reload list

updates the content of the listing

Delete selected entries

removes the selected list entries

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Add new parameter

To add a new parameter open view Master Data / Parameters and call the function Create entry.

A wizard opens for entering all the necessary information for the new entry:

Add parameter
Figure 32. Add parameter

This includes:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Label

Readable name of the parameter

unique mandatory information

Abbreviation

Short name to identify and reference the parameter in other parts of the app

unique mandatory information

Description

Technical description and meaning of the parameter

Data type

Technical form and content of values of this parameter

mandatory information, see Data types for parameters for details

Unit

Commonly used unit for values of this parameter

optional, depending on selected data type, input, edit selection list in Master Data / Units

Only the click on the button Finish completes the assistant.

Your input is checked by the app for completeness and correctness before it is permanently saved. In case of errors in the input, a hint message is displayed and the corresponding input field is highlighted.

The time and editor of the input are recorded in the history of the new entry. Finally, the updated list of parameters is opened again.

Edit parameter

To display and edit all information about a parameter, call up the desired list entry by clicking on it in the Master Data / Parameters view.

Edit parameter
Figure 33. Edit parameter

This opens the editing screen with the following information:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Label

Readable name of the parameter

unique mandatory information

Abbreviation

Short name to identify and reference the parameter in other parts of the app

unique mandatory information

Description

Technical description and meaning of the parameter

Data type

Technical form and content of values of this parameter

mandatory information, see Data types for parameters for details

Unit

Commonly used unit for values of this parameter

optional, depending on selected data type, input, edit selection list in Master Data / Units

Caution

Your input is checked, processed and saved immediately.

Any input errors are displayed as a message and the relevant input fields are highlighted accordingly. The time and the editor are recorded in the history of the entry.

In the toolbar of the view you can find even more functions for editing parameters:

History

shows the editors and the time for the creation and last editing of the item

Delete

removes the parameter from the app’s memory

Calling the Back function in the toolbar closes the view and takes you back to the list view.

Data types for parameters

Each parameter can store and represent very different values. The data type of a parameter is a technical specification for what kind of information can be stored in it. Users of SAMPLES can use parameters with the following data types:

Data type Meaning

Text

simple Text, e.g. "high strength

Integer

integer (natural) numbers, e.g. "314"

Decimal

Numbers in decimal notation, e.g. "3.14"

Yes/No

two-valued (boolean) Yes/No-decisions

File

File attachments, e.g. images or documents with analysis results

Table

Tabular content

Custom catalog

exact values selected from user-defined catalogs

Remove parameter

To remove a parameter, call the Delete entry function in the 3-dot-menu of the list item in the Master Data / Parameters view.

Remove parameter
Figure 34. Remove parameter

Alternatively, open the desired parameter for editing and call the Delete function there in the 3-dot-menu of the toolbar.

In addition, it is also possible to remove several parameters at the same time. To do this, select the list items to be removed in the Master Data / Parameters view and then call the Delete function in the 3-dot-menu of the toolbar.

In all 3 cases, a message is then displayed to confirm the action. Only after the confirmation of the user the removal of the selected item takes place.

Important

The removal of a parameter is not logged in the history and cannot be undone or retraced after confirmation.

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Methods

Once work instructions have been proven through numerous experiments and have reached the level of maturity required by organisational standards and guidelines, they are described as methods (also procedures) for the daily laboratory routine.

A method bundles a series of successive work steps with instructions and parameters.

List and search methods

A searchable listing of all available data about methods can be found in view Master Data / Methods.

Methods
Figure 35. Methods

The listing contains information about:

Title Meaning

Label

Readable name of the method

Abbreviation

Short name to identify and reference the method in other parts of the app

Description

Technical description and meaning of the method

In the toolbar of the view you can find even more functions for processing methods:

Create entry

adds a new method

Reload list

updates the content of the listing

Delete selected entries

removes the selected list entries

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Add new method

To add a new method open view Master Data / Methods and call the function Create entry.

A wizard opens for entering all the necessary information for the new entry:

Add method
Figure 36. Add method

This includes:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Label

Readable name of the method

unique mandatory information

Abbreviation

Short name to identify and reference the method in other parts of the app

unique mandatory information

Only the click on the button Finish completes the assistant.

Your input is checked by the app for completeness and correctness before it is permanently saved. In case of errors in the input, a hint message is displayed and the corresponding input field is highlighted.

The time and editor of the input are recorded in the history of the new entry. Finally, the updated list of methods is opened again.

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Edit method

To display and edit all information about a method, call up the desired list entry by clicking on it in the Master Data / Methods view.

Edit method
Figure 37. Edit method

This opens the editing screen with the following information:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Label

Readable name of the method

unique mandatory information

Abbreviation

Short name to identify and reference the method in other parts of the app

unique mandatory information

Description

Technical description and meaning of the method

Caution

Your input is checked, processed and saved immediately.

Any input errors are displayed as a message and the relevant input fields are highlighted accordingly. The time and the editor are recorded in the history of the entry.

In the toolbar of the view you can find even more functions for editing methods:

History

shows the editors and the time for the creation and last editing of the item

Delete

removes the method from the app’s memory

Calling the Back function in the toolbar closes the view and takes you back to the list view.

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Remove method

To remove a method, call the Delete entry function in the 3-dot-menu of the list item in the Master Data / Methods view.

Remove method
Figure 38. Remove method

Alternatively, open the desired method for editing and call the Delete function there in the 3-dot-menu of the toolbar.

In addition, it is also possible to remove several methods at the same time. To do this, select the list items to be removed in the Master Data / Methods view and then call the Delete function in the 3-dot-menu of the toolbar.

In all 3 cases, a message is then displayed to confirm the action. Only after the confirmation of the user the removal of the selected item takes place.

Important

The removal of a method is not logged in the history and cannot be undone or retraced after confirmation.

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Goals

For the definition of complex processes or service requests by external clients, methods can be combined into goals (also examination objectives).

List and search goals

A searchable listing of all available data about goals can be found in view Master Data / Goals.

Goals
Figure 39. Goals

The listing contains information about:

Title Meaning

Label

Readable name of the goal

Abbreviation

Short name to identify and reference the goal in other parts of the app

Description

Technical description and meaning of the goal

In the toolbar of the view you can find even more functions for processing goals:

Create entry

adds a new goal

Reload list

updates the content of the listing

Delete selected entries

removes the selected list entries

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Add new goal

To add a new goal open view Master Data / Goals and call the function Create entry.

A wizard opens for entering all the necessary information for the new entry:

Add goal
Figure 40. Add goal

This includes:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Label

Readable name of the goal

unique mandatory information

Abbreviation

Short name to identify and reference the goal in other parts of the app

unique mandatory information

Only the click on the button Finish completes the assistant.

Your input is checked by the app for completeness and correctness before it is permanently saved. In case of errors in the input, a hint message is displayed and the corresponding input field is highlighted.

The time and editor of the input are recorded in the history of the new entry. Finally, the updated list of goals is opened again.

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Edit goal

To display and edit all information about a goal, call up the desired list entry by clicking on it in the Master Data / Goals view.

Edit goal
Figure 41. Edit goal

This opens the editing screen with the following information:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Label

Readable name of the goal

unique mandatory information

Abbreviation

Short name to identify and reference the goal in other parts of the app

unique mandatory information

Description

Technical description and meaning of the goal

Limitation on sample types

Sample types applicable to this investigation objective

Edit the selection list in Master Data / Sample Types

Caution

Your input is checked, processed and saved immediately.

Any input errors are displayed as a message and the relevant input fields are highlighted accordingly. The time and the editor are recorded in the history of the entry.

In the toolbar of the view you can find even more functions for editing goals:

History

shows the editors and the time for the creation and last editing of the item

Delete

removes the goal from the app’s memory

Calling the Back function in the toolbar closes the view and takes you back to the list view.

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Remove goal

To remove a goal, call the Delete entry function in the 3-dot-menu of the list item in the Master Data / Goals view.

Remove goal
Figure 42. Remove goal

Alternatively, open the desired goal for editing and call the Delete function there in the 3-dot-menu of the toolbar.

In addition, it is also possible to remove several goals at the same time. To do this, select the list items to be removed in the Master Data / Goals view and then call the Delete function in the 3-dot-menu of the toolbar.

In all 3 cases, a message is then displayed to confirm the action. Only after the confirmation of the user the removal of the selected item takes place.

Important

The removal of a goal is not logged in the history and cannot be undone or retraced after confirmation.

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Storage locations

The storage of sample material under precisely defined conditions takes place in storage locations (also storage facilities).

SAMPLES distinguishes between checked and a unchecked/free storage. For free storage, it is sufficient to select a storage location and enter a simple text note for the storage position. The checked storage requires the configuration of the storage locations, specifying the available compartments and boxes per storage location. It is far less flexible, but allows checking the availability/occupancy of storage positions, an exact overview/planning of available storage capacities and the use of the suggestion function for the next free storage position for storing a sample.

List and search storage locations

A searchable listing of all available data about storage locations can be found in view Master Data / Storage Locations.

Storage Locations
Figure 43. Storage Locations

The listing contains information about:

Title Meaning

Label

Readable name of the storage location

Abbreviation

Short name to identify and reference the storage location in other parts of the app

Description

Technical description and meaning of the storage location

Compartments

Number of compartments in this storage location

Boxes

Number of boxes in this storage location

Wells

Number of available and occupied storage positions in this storage location

In the toolbar of the view you can find even more functions for processing storage locations:

Create entry

adds a new storage location

Download storage overview

generates an Excel-file with an overview of the content of all storage locations

Reload list

updates the content of the listing

Delete selected entries

removes the selected list entries

Download storage overview

To export and download the current contents of the Master Data / Storage Locations view to a file in MS Excel format (.xlsx), the Download storage overview function is called from the 3-dot menu of the toolbar.

Download storage overview
Figure 44. Download storage overview

The result is a file with the following content:

Title Meaning

Lagerort

Readable name of the storage location

Fach

Compartment name

Box

Box name

Platz

Storage position

Sonstiges

Storage position description (in case of free storing)

Gelagert am

Date and time of sample storing

Probennummer

Internal sample identification number

Probenart

Type of sample material

Probenmenge

Tube volume

Einheit

Tube volume unit

Studie

Clinical trial associated to the sample

It is made available in the download folder of the web browser and can be further processed from there.

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Add new storage location

To add a new storage location open view Master Data / Storage Locations and call the function Create entry.

A wizard opens for entering all the necessary information for the new entry:

Add storage location
Figure 45. Add storage location

This includes:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Label

Readable name of the storage location

unique mandatory information

Abbreviation

Short name to identify and reference the storage location in other parts of the app

unique mandatory information

Description

Technical description and meaning of the storage location

Only the click on the button Finish completes the assistant.

Your input is checked by the app for completeness and correctness before it is permanently saved. In case of errors in the input, a hint message is displayed and the corresponding input field is highlighted.

The time and editor of the input are recorded in the history of the new entry. Finally, the updated list of storage locations is opened again.

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Edit storage location

To display and edit all information about a storage location, call up the desired list entry by clicking on it in the Master Data / Storage Locations view.

Edit storage location
Figure 46. Edit storage location

This opens the editing screen with the following information:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Label

Readable name of the storage location

unique mandatory information

Abbreviation

Short name to identify and reference the storage location in other parts of the app

unique mandatory information

Description

Technical description and meaning of the storage location

Sample types

Sample types preferably stored at this storage location

Edit selection list in Master Data / Sample Types

Clinical trials

Samples belonging to clinical trials preferably stored at this storage location

Edit selection list in Master Data / Clinical Trials

Caution

Your input is checked, processed and saved immediately.

Any input errors are displayed as a message and the relevant input fields are highlighted accordingly. The time and the editor are recorded in the history of the entry.

In the toolbar of the view you can find even more functions for editing storage locations:

History

shows the editors and the time for the creation and last editing of the item

Delete

removes the storage location from the app’s memory

Calling the Back function in the toolbar closes the view and takes you back to the list view.

Remove storage location

To remove a storage location, call the Delete entry function in the 3-dot-menu of the list item in the Master Data / Storage Locations view.

Remove storage location
Figure 47. Remove storage location

Alternatively, open the desired storage location for editing and call the Delete function there in the 3-dot-menu of the toolbar.

In addition, it is also possible to remove several storage locations at the same time. To do this, select the list items to be removed in the Master Data / Storage Locations view and then call the Delete function in the 3-dot-menu of the toolbar.

In all 3 cases, a message is then displayed to confirm the action. Only after the confirmation of the user the removal of the selected item takes place.

Important

The removal of a storage location is not logged in the history and cannot be undone or retraced after confirmation.

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Devices

For planning daily work, it is important to have an overview of the available inventory of laboratory instruments and supporting analytical software. All relevant information about the available devices (including both: instruments and software), their current location and operational status can be documented in the device directory.

List and search devices

A searchable listing of all available data about devices can be found in view Master Data / Devices.

Devices
Figure 48. Devices

The listing contains information about:

Title Meaning

Device

Readable name of the device

Manufacturer

Name of the device manufacturer

Serial number

Serial number of the device

Location

Current location of the device

In the toolbar of the view you can find even more functions for processing devices:

Create entry

adds a new device

Reload list

updates the content of the listing

Delete selected entries

removes the selected list entries

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Add new device

To add a new device open view Master Data / Devices and call the function Create entry.

A wizard opens for entering all the necessary information for the new entry:

Add device
Figure 49. Add device

This includes:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Device

Readable name of the device

unique mandatory information

Abbreviation

Short name to identify and reference the device in other parts of the app

unique mandatory information

Only the click on the button Finish completes the assistant.

Your input is checked by the app for completeness and correctness before it is permanently saved. In case of errors in the input, a hint message is displayed and the corresponding input field is highlighted.

The time and editor of the input are recorded in the history of the new entry. Finally, the updated list of devices is opened again.

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Edit device

To display and edit all information about a device, call up the desired list entry by clicking on it in the Master Data / Devices view.

Edit device
Figure 50. Edit device

This opens the editing screen with the following information:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Device

Readable name of the device

unique mandatory information

Abbreviation

Short name to identify and reference the device in other parts of the app

unique mandatory information

Description

Technical description and meaning of the device

Manufacturer

Name of the device manufacturer

Serial number

Serial number of the device

Installation date

Date of installation of the device

Location

Current location of the device

Responsible for maintenance

employee responsible for the maintenance and care of the device

Edit the selection list in Administration / Users

Operational readiness

current readiness status for using the device

Identification

SiLA Identification

IP-Adress

IP of the SiLA Service for remote controlling the device

valid IP addresses only, e.g. 192.168.10.15

Port

Port number of the SiLA service for controlling the device.

valid port numbers only (0-65535)

Caution

Your input is checked, processed and saved immediately.

Any input errors are displayed as a message and the relevant input fields are highlighted accordingly. The time and the editor are recorded in the history of the entry.

In the toolbar of the view you can find even more functions for editing devices:

History

shows the editors and the time for the creation and last editing of the item

Delete

removes the device from the app’s memory

Calling the Back function in the toolbar closes the view and takes you back to the list view.

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Remove device

To remove a device, call the Delete entry function in the 3-dot-menu of the list item in the Master Data / Devices view.

Remove device
Figure 51. Remove device

Alternatively, open the desired device for editing and call the Delete function there in the 3-dot-menu of the toolbar.

In addition, it is also possible to remove several devices at the same time. To do this, select the list items to be removed in the Master Data / Devices view and then call the Delete function in the 3-dot-menu of the toolbar.

In all 3 cases, a message is then displayed to confirm the action. Only after the confirmation of the user the removal of the selected item takes place.

Important

The removal of a device is not logged in the history and cannot be undone or retraced after confirmation.

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Customers

In routine, laboratories often interact with internal or external customers, e.g. hospitals, general practitioners, operating sites, other specialised departments. SAMPLES stores this contact information for traceability of test results to the source of the sample.

Several customers within an organisation or department (e.g. different doctors and wards of a clinic or sections of a production line) are clearly grouped together for easier processing.

List and search customers

A searchable listing of all available data about customers can be found in view Master Data / Customers.

Customers
Figure 52. Customers

The listing contains information about:

Title Meaning

Name

Readable name of the customer

Abbreviation

Short name to identify and reference the customer in other parts of the app

Organization

Name of the parent organization to which this customer belongs

Department

Name of the department within the parent organization to which this customer belongs

Contact

Phone number and email for direct contact with the customer

In the toolbar of the view you can find even more functions for processing customers:

Create entry

Adds a new customer

Reload list

Updates the content of the listing

Delete selected entries

Removes the selected list entries

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Add new customer

To add a new customer open view Master Data / Customers and call the function Create entry.

A wizard opens for entering all the necessary information for the new entry:

Add customer
Figure 53. Add customer

This includes:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Name

Readable name of the customer

unique mandatory information

Abbreviation

Short name to identify and reference the customer in other parts of the app

If the input is empty, the app generates an abbreviation based on the name.

Organization

Name of the parent organization to which this customer belongs

Department

Name of the department within the parent organization to which this customer belongs

Only the click on the button Finish completes the assistant.

Your input is checked by the app for completeness and correctness before it is permanently saved. In case of errors in the input, a hint message is displayed and the corresponding input field is highlighted.

The time and editor of the input are recorded in the history of the new entry. Finally, the updated list of customers is opened again.

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Edit customer

To display and edit all information about a customer, call up the desired list entry by clicking on it in the Master Data / Customers view.

Edit customer
Figure 54. Edit customer

This opens the editing screen with the following information:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Name

Readable name of the customer

unique mandatory information

Abbreviation

Short name to identify and reference the customer in other parts of the app

If the input is empty, the app generates an abbreviation based on the name.

Organization

Name of the parent organization to which this customer belongs

Department

Name of the department within the parent organization to which this customer belongs

Remarks

additional remarks to the customer

Phone

Landline phone number for contacting the customer

Mobile

Mobile phone number for contacting the customer

Fax

Phone number of the fax machine to contact the customer

E-Mail

Electronix mail address to contact the customer

Web

Homepage or social media profile for contact with the customer

Form of address

Salutation from the postal address of the customer

e.g. Mrs. or Mr.

Title

Academic title from the customer’s postal address

e.g. Prof. or Dr.

Name

Family name of the customer

First name

Given name of the customer

Adress line 1

Street name from the customer’s postal address

House number

House number from the customer’s postal address

Adress line 2

Additional information to the customer’s postal address

e.g. part of town

Postal code

Postal code from the customer’s postal address

Post office box

Post office box from the customer’s postal address

Town/City

Name of the city from the customer’s postal address

Country

Name of the country from the customer’s postal address

Edit the selection list in Master Data / Countries

Caution

Your input is checked, processed and saved immediately.

Any input errors are displayed as a message and the relevant input fields are highlighted accordingly. The time and the editor are recorded in the history of the entry.

In the toolbar of the view you can find even more functions for editing customers:

History

shows the editors and the time for the creation and last editing of the item

Delete

removes the customer from the app’s memory

Calling the Back function in the toolbar closes the view and takes you back to the list view.

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Remove customer

To remove a customer, call the Delete entry function in the 3-dot-menu of the list item in the Master Data / Customers view.

Remove customer
Figure 55. Remove customer

Alternatively, open the desired customer for editing and call the Delete function there in the 3-dot-menu of the toolbar.

In addition, it is also possible to remove several customers at the same time. To do this, select the list items to be removed in the Master Data / Customers view and then call the Delete function in the 3-dot-menu of the toolbar.

In all 3 cases, a message is then displayed to confirm the action. Only after the confirmation of the user the removal of the selected item takes place.

Important

The removal of a customer is not logged in the history and cannot be undone or retraced after confirmation.

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Countries

SAMPLES stores contact information of users and clients. The postal address of these contacts can be clearly geographically located by specifying a country.

In addition, it is possible to add further, country-specific information to this content via user-defined fields.

List and search countries

A searchable listing of all available data about countries can be found in view Master Data / Countries.

Countries
Figure 56. Countries

The listing contains information about:

Title Meaning

Label

Readable name of the country

Abbreviation

Short name to identify and reference the country in other parts of the app

Description

Technical description and meaning of the country

In the toolbar of the view you can find even more functions for processing countries:

Create entry

adds a new country

Reload list

updates the content of the listing

Delete selected entries

removes the selected list entries

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Add new country

To add a new country open view Master Data / Countries and call the function Create entry.

A wizard opens for entering all the necessary information for the new entry:

Add country
Figure 57. Add country

This includes:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Label

Readable name of the country

unique mandatory information

Abbreviation

Short name to identify and reference the country in other parts of the app

unique mandatory information

Description

Technical description and meaning of the country

Only the click on the button Finish completes the assistant.

Your input is checked by the app for completeness and correctness before it is permanently saved. In case of errors in the input, a hint message is displayed and the corresponding input field is highlighted.

The time and editor of the input are recorded in the history of the new entry. Finally, the updated list of countries is opened again.

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Edit country

To display and edit all information about a country, call up the desired list entry by clicking on it in the Master Data / Countries view.

Edit country
Figure 58. Edit country

This opens the editing screen with the following information:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Label

Readable name of the country

unique mandatory information

Abbreviation

Short name to identify and reference the country in other parts of the app

unique mandatory information

Description

Technical description and meaning of the country

Caution

Your input is checked, processed and saved immediately.

Any input errors are displayed as a message and the relevant input fields are highlighted accordingly. The time and the editor are recorded in the history of the entry.

In the toolbar of the view you can find even more functions for editing countries:

History

shows the editors and the time for the creation and last editing of the item

Delete

removes the country from the app’s memory

Calling the Back function in the toolbar closes the view and takes you back to the list view.

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Remove country

To remove a country, call the Delete entry function in the 3-dot-menu of the list item in the Master Data / Countries view.

Remove country
Figure 59. Remove country

Alternatively, open the desired country for editing and call the Delete function there in the 3-dot-menu of the toolbar.

In addition, it is also possible to remove several countries at the same time. To do this, select the list items to be removed in the Master Data / Countries view and then call the Delete function in the 3-dot-menu of the toolbar.

In all 3 cases, a message is then displayed to confirm the action. Only after the confirmation of the user the removal of the selected item takes place.

Important

The removal of a country is not logged in the history and cannot be undone or retraced after confirmation.

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Daily routine tasks

The daily laboratory routine is shaped by the path of the sample through the laboratory process. The registration of samples and their preparation is followed by examination, data analysis, validation, etc. In this manual section, all related application functions are explained in detail.

Orders

Orders bundle all information about a service request to examine one or more samples with a specific objective for an external client.

List and search orders

A searchable listing of all available data about orders can be found in view Routine / Orders.

Orders
Figure 60. Orders

The listing contains information about:

Title Meaning

Order number

Internal identification number of the order

Processing status

Current processing status of the order

Goals

List of goals for the samples of the order

In the toolbar of the view you can find even more functions for processing orders:

Create entry

adds a new order

Download list contents

generates an Excel-file with all important order data

Reload list

updates the content of the listing

Delete selected entries

removes the selected list entries

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Download order list

To export and download the current contents of the Routine / Orders view to a file in MS Excel format (.xlsx), the Download list contents function is called from the 3-dot menu of the toolbar.

Download order list
Figure 61. Download order list

The result is a file with the following content:

Title Meaning

Auftragsnummer

Internal identification number of the order

Bearbeitungsstatus

Current processing status of the order

Untersuchungsziele

List of goals associated to all samples of the order

It is made available in the download folder of the web browser and can be further processed from there.

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Register new order

For the registration of a new order open view Routine / Orders and call the function Create entry.

A wizard opens for entering all the necessary information for the new entry in 5 steps:

Step 1: Customer

The first step involves selecting an already known customer or entering a new customer.

Register order: Customer
Figure 62. Register order: Customer

The following information is entered:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Name

Readable name of the customer

unique mandatory information

Abbreviation

Short name to identify and reference the customer in other parts of the app

not editable after selection of a customer

Organization

Name of the parent organization to which this customer belongs

not editable after selection of a customer

Department

Name of the department within the parent organization to which this customer belongs

not editable after selection of a customer

By calling Continue the input is continued with the next step.

Step 2: Order

Now the input of essential order data as well as the goals applicable to all samples of the order takes place.

Register order: Order
Figure 63. Register order: Order

The following information is entered:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Order number

Internal identification number of the order

unique mandatory information

Order date

Date of order entry

Goals

List of goals for the samples of the order

Diagnose

Diagnosis of the patient from whom the samples were taken

By calling Continue the input is continued with the next step.

Step 3: Patient

In this step, a patient is selected from the list or the data of a new patient is entered.

Register order: Patient
Figure 64. Register order: Patient

The following information is entered:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Patient code

Pseudonymized or anonymized coding of the patient

unique mandatory information

First name

Given name of the patient

not editable after selecting a patient

Last name

Family name of the patient

not editable after selecting a patient

Birthdate

Date of birth of the patient

not editable after selecting a patient

By calling Continue the input is continued with the next step.

Step 4: Sample collection

Now all background information about the collection of samples from the patient, that is necessary for further processing, is entered.

Register order: Sample collection
Figure 65. Register order: Sample collection

The following information is entered:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Probenahmezeitpunkt

Date and time of collection of the samples from the patient

Indikation

Indication for the examination of the samples

Medikation

Medication given to the patient at the time of sample collection

mandatory information

Visits

Sequence number of the patient’s current treatment step at the time of sampling

Studie

Assignment of the examination of the samples to a currently conducted clinical trial

By calling Continue the input is continued with the next step.

Step 5: Samples

Finally, the last step is to enter the samples to be analyzed as part of the order.

A call to the Add sample button adds a new sample to the order. After adding or selecting a sample of the order in the Registered Samples list, the sample information can be edited:

Register order: Samples
Figure 66. Register order: Samples

The following information is entered:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Sample number

Internal identification number of the sample

unique mandatory information

Sample type

Type of sample material

mandatory information

Count of tubes

Number of tubes

Volume

Tube size

Unit

Unit associated to tube size

Priority

Priority for processing the sample

mandatory information

Remarks

Supplementary notes on sample collection or processing

Calling the Delete sample function removes the selected sample from the Registered samples list.

Finishing

Only the click on the button Finish completes the assistant.

Your input is checked by the app for completeness and correctness before it is permanently saved. In case of errors in the input, a hint message is displayed and the corresponding input field is highlighted.

The time and editor of the input are recorded in the history of the new entry. Finally, the updated list of orders is opened again.

Edit order

To display and edit all information about an order, call up the desired list entry by clicking on it in the Routine / Orders view.

Edit order
Figure 67. Edit order

This opens the editing screen with the following information:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Order number

Internal identification number of the order

unique mandatory information

Order date

Date of order entry

mandatory information

Goals

List of goals for the samples of the order

Captured on

Time of registration of the order

read-only

Processing status

Current processing status of the order

read-only

Remarks

Additional remarks to the order

Name

Readable name of the customer

Edit the selection list in Master data / Customers

Patient

Pseudonymized or anonymized coding of the patient

Edit the selection list in Routine / Patients

Caution

Your input is checked, processed and saved immediately.

Any input errors are displayed as a message and the relevant input fields are highlighted accordingly. The time and the editor are recorded in the history of the entry.

In the toolbar of the view you can find even more functions for editing orders:

History

shows the editors and the time for the creation and last editing of the item

Delete

removes the order from the app’s memory

Calling the Back function in the toolbar closes the view and takes you back to the list view.

Archive order

To archive an order, open the appropriate list item in the Routine / Orders view and call the Archive function in the 3-point menu of the toolbar.

Archive order
Figure 68. Archive order

After confirming the action, the item is archived.

The editor and the time of the action are recorded in the history of the archived item. The order can no longer be edited and does not appear in the overview list (unless you activate the Show archived option there).

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Restore archived order

To restore an archived order, first perform an archive search (with the Show archived option) for the desired list item in the Routine / Orders view. Then open its edit view by clicking on the item in the list.

Since this is still an archived item, editing is not possible. To restore, i.e. undo the archiving, now call the Restore function in the 3-point menu of the toolbar.

Restore archived order
Figure 69. Restore archived order

The editor and time of the action are recorded in the history of the item. The order that has now been restored can now be edited and also appears again in the overview list without the need for an archive search.

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Remove order

To remove an order, call the Delete entry function in the 3-dot-menu of the list item in the Routine / Orders view.

Remove order
Figure 70. Remove order

Alternatively, open the desired order for editing and call the Delete function there in the 3-dot-menu of the toolbar.

In addition, it is also possible to remove several orders at the same time. To do this, select the list items to be removed in the Routine / Orders view and then call the Delete function in the 3-dot-menu of the toolbar.

In all 3 cases, a message is then displayed to confirm the action. Only after the confirmation of the user the removal of the selected item takes place.

Important

The removal of an order is not logged in the history and cannot be undone or retraced after confirmation.

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Patients

In a clinical setting, the examination of a sample often serves the purpose of making a diagnosis or a treatment decision for a patient.

List and search patients

A searchable listing of all available data about patients can be found in view Routine / Patients.

Patients
Figure 71. Patients

The listing contains information about:

Title Meaning

Patient code

Pseudonymized or anonymized coding of the patient

Last name

Family name of the patient

First name

Given name of the patient

Birthdate

Date of birth of the patient

In the toolbar of the view you can find even more functions for processing patients:

Create entry

adds a new patient

Download list contents

generates an Excel-file with all important patient data

Reload list

updates the content of the listing

Delete selected entries

removes the selected list entries

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Download patient list

To export and download the current contents of the Routine / Patients view to a file in MS Excel format (.xlsx), the Download list contents function is called from the 3-dot menu of the toolbar.

Download patient list
Figure 72. Download patient list

The result is a file with the following content:

Title Meaning

Patientenkodierung

Pseudonymized or anonymized coding of the patient

Nachname

Family name of the patient

Vorname

Given name of the patient

Geburtsdatum

Date of birth of the patient

It is made available in the download folder of the web browser and can be further processed from there.

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Register new patient

For the registration of a new patient open view Routine / Patients and call the function Create entry.

A wizard opens for entering all the necessary information for the new entry:

Register patient
Figure 73. Register patient

This includes:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Patient code

Pseudonymized or anonymized coding of the patient

unique mandatory information

First name

Given name of the patient

Last name

Family name of the patient

Birthdate

Date of birth of the patient

Only the click on the button Finish completes the assistant.

Your input is checked by the app for completeness and correctness before it is permanently saved. In case of errors in the input, a hint message is displayed and the corresponding input field is highlighted.

The time and editor of the input are recorded in the history of the new entry. Finally, the updated list of patients is opened again.

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Edit patient

To display and edit all information about a patient, call up the desired list entry by clicking on it in the Routine / Patients view.

Edit patient
Figure 74. Edit patient

This opens the editing screen with the following information:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Patient code

Pseudonymized or anonymized coding of the patient

unique mandatory information

First name

Given name of the patient

Last name

Family name of the patient

Birthdate

Date of birth of the patient

Caution

Your input is checked, processed and saved immediately.

Any input errors are displayed as a message and the relevant input fields are highlighted accordingly. The time and the editor are recorded in the history of the entry.

In the toolbar of the view you can find even more functions for editing patients:

History

shows the editors and the time for the creation and last editing of the item

Delete

removes the patient from the app’s memory

Calling the Back function in the toolbar closes the view and takes you back to the list view.

Remove patient

To remove a patient, call the Delete entry function in the 3-dot-menu of the list item in the Routine / Patients view.

Remove patient
Figure 75. Remove patient

Alternatively, open the desired patient for editing and call the Delete function there in the 3-dot-menu of the toolbar.

In addition, it is also possible to remove several patients at the same time. To do this, select the list items to be removed in the Routine / Patients view and then call the Delete function in the 3-dot-menu of the toolbar.

In all 3 cases, a message is then displayed to confirm the action. Only after the confirmation of the user the removal of the selected item takes place.

Important

The removal of a patient is not logged in the history and cannot be undone or retraced after confirmation.

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Samples

The sample material to be examined and the app’s namesake. The aim of the daily laboratory routine is to gain information through the processing and examination of samples.

List and search samples

A searchable listing of all available data about samples can be found in view Routine / Samples.

Samples
Figure 76. Samples

The listing contains information about:

Title Meaning

Sample number

Internal identification number of the sample

Sample type

Type of sample material

Captured on

Time of registration of the sample

Processing status

Current processing status of the sample

Priority

Priority for processing the sample

Goals

List of goals for the sample

Customer

Name of the external customer who requested examination of the sample

Assignee

Login name of the current editor of the sample

Patient

Name of the patient from whom the sample was taken

In the toolbar of the view you can find even more functions for processing samples:

Create entry

adds a new sample

Search sample by barcode

opens the sample by the barcode on the label

Download list contents

generates an Excel-file with all important sample data

Reload list

updates the content of the listing

Delete selected entries

removes the selected list entries

Download results

generates an Excel-file with all examination results of the selected samples

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Download sample list

To export and download the current contents of the Routine / Samples view to a file in MS Excel format (.xlsx), the Download list contents function is called from the 3-dot menu of the toolbar.

Download sample list
Figure 77. Download sample list

The result is a file with the following content:

Title Meaning

Probennummer

Internal identification number of the sample

Probenart

Type of sample material

Erfasst am

Time of registration of the sample

Bearbeitungsstatus

Current processing status of the sample

Priorit├Ąt

Priority for processing the sample

Untersuchungsziele

List of goals for the sample

Auftraggeber

Name of the external customer who requested examination of the sample

Patient

Name of the patient from whom the sample was taken

Bearbeiter

Login name of the current editor of the sample

Medikationen

Medication given to the patient at the time of sample collection

Studie

Assignment of the examination of the samples to a currently conducted study

Einfrierort

Current storage location, compartment, box and position of the sample

It is made available in the download folder of the web browser and can be further processed from there.

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Register new sample

For the registration of a new sample open view Routine / Samples and call the function Create entry.

A wizard opens for entering all the necessary information for the new entry:

Register sample
Figure 78. Register sample

This includes:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Sample number

Internal identification number of the sample

Unique mandatory information

Label

Supplementary label the sample

Sample type

Type of sample material

Mandatory information, edit the selection list in Master Data / Sample Types

Clinical trial

Assignment of the examination of the samples to a currently conducted study

Edit the selection list in Master Data / Clinical Trials

Count of tubes

Number of sample tubes

Volume

Size of the sample tubes

Unit

Unit associated to the size

Edit the selection list in Master Data / Units

External number

External identification number of the sample for reference purposes

Barcode

Additional information stored in the barcode label of the sample

Received on

Date of receipt of the sample in the laboratory

mandatory information

Goals

List of goals for the sample

Edit the selection list in Master Data / Goals

Priority

Priority for processing the sample

mandatory information

Assignee

Login name of the current editor of the sample

Edit the selection list in Administration / Users

Storage location

Current or planned storage location for the sample

Edit the selection list in Master Data / Storage Locations

Storage position

Current or planned position within the above-mentioned storage location for the sample

Stored by

Employee responsible for the storage of the sample

Edit the selection list in Administration / Users

Stored on

Time of storage of the sample

Remarks

Supplementary notes on the storage of the sample

Only the click on the button Finish completes the assistant.

Your input is checked by the app for completeness and correctness before it is permanently saved. In case of errors in the input, a hint message is displayed and the corresponding input field is highlighted.

The time and editor of the input are recorded in the history of the new entry. Finally, the updated list of samples is opened again.

Edit sample

To display and edit all information about a sample, call up the desired list entry by clicking on it in the Routine / Samples view.

Edit sample
Figure 79. Edit sample

This opens the editing screen with the following information:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Sample number

Internal identification number of the sample

Unique mandatory information

Label

Supplementary label the sample

Sample type

Type of sample material

read-only

Count of tubes

Number of sample tubes

Volume

Size of the sample tubes

Unit

Unit associated to the size

Edit the selection list in Master Data / Units

Remarks

Supplementary notes to the sample

Order

Internal identification number of the order

Edit the selection list in Routine / Orders

External number

External identification number of the sample for reference purposes

Barcode

Additional information stored in the barcode label of the sample

Received on

Date of receipt of the sample in the laboratory

mandatory information

Goals

List of goals for the sample

Edit the selection list in Master Data / Goals

Priority

Priority for processing the sample

mandatory information

Captured on

Time of sample registration

read-only

Captured by

Employee responsible for the registration of the sample

read-only

Processing status

Current processing status of the sample

read-only

Assignee

Login name of the current editor of the sample

Edit the selection list in Administration / Users

Storage location

Current or planned storage location for the sample

Edit the selection list in Master Data / Storage Locations

Storage position

Current or planned position within the above-mentioned storage location for the sample

Stored by

Employee responsible for the storage of the sample

Edit the selection list in Administration / Users

Stored on

Time of storage of the sample

Remarks

Supplementary notes on the storage of the sample

Caution

Your input is checked, processed and saved immediately.

Any input errors are displayed as a message and the relevant input fields are highlighted accordingly. The time and the editor are recorded in the history of the entry.

In the toolbar of the view you can find even more functions for editing samples:

History

shows the editors and the time for the creation and last editing of the item

Delete

removes the sample from the app’s memory

Calling the Back function in the toolbar closes the view and takes you back to the list view.

Archive sample

To archive a sample, open the appropriate list item in the Routine / Samples view and call the Archive function in the 3-point menu of the toolbar.

Archive sample
Figure 80. Archive sample

After confirming the action, the item is archived.

The editor and the time of the action are recorded in the history of the archived item. The sample can no longer be edited and does not appear in the overview list (unless you activate the Show archived option there).

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Restore archived sample

To restore an archived sample, first perform an archive search (with the Show archived option) for the desired list item in the Routine / Samples view. Then open its edit view by clicking on the item in the list.

Since this is still an archived item, editing is not possible. To restore, i.e. undo the archiving, now call the Restore function in the 3-point menu of the toolbar.

Restore archived sample
Figure 81. Restore archived sample

The editor and time of the action are recorded in the history of the item. The sample that has now been restored can now be edited and also appears again in the overview list without the need for an archive search.

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Remove sample

To remove a sample, call the Delete entry function in the 3-dot-menu of the list item in the Routine / Samples view.

Remove sample
Figure 82. Remove sample

Alternatively, open the desired sample for editing and call the Delete function there in the 3-dot-menu of the toolbar.

In addition, it is also possible to remove several samples at the same time. To do this, select the list items to be removed in the Routine / Samples view and then call the Delete function in the 3-dot-menu of the toolbar.

In all 3 cases, a message is then displayed to confirm the action. Only after the confirmation of the user the removal of the selected item takes place.

Important

The removal of a sample is not logged in the history and cannot be undone or retraced after confirmation.

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Batch-Analyses

For the bundling of samples with the aim of similar processing and examination on a sample tray, they are combined into batch analyses.

List and search batch-analyses

A searchable listing of all available data about batch-analyses can be found in view Routine / Batch-Analyses.

Batch-Analyses
Figure 83. Batch-Analyses

The listing contains information about:

Title Meaning

Batch Analysis ID

Identification number of the batch analysis

Label

Readable name or short name of the batch analysis

Starting time

Start of the analysis

Due at

Due date or deadline for the completion of the batch analysis

Assignee

Login name of the current batch analysis editor

Processing status

Current processing status of the sample

Samples count

Number of examined samples in this batch analysis

In the toolbar of the view you can find even more functions for processing batch-analyses:

Create entry

adds a new batch analysis

Search sample tray by barcode

opens a batch analysis by the barcode on the sample tray label

Reload list

updates the content of the listing

Delete selected entries

removes the selected list entries

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Add new batch analysis

To add a new batch analysis open view Routine / Batch Analyses and call the function Create entry.

A wizard opens for entering all the necessary information for the new entry:

Add batch analysis
Figure 84. Add batch analysis

This includes:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Batch Analysis ID

Identification number of the batch analysis

unique mandatory information

Label

Readable name or short name of the batch analysis

Description

Instructions for performing the analysis

Remarks

Supplementary notes of the editor

Starting time

Start of the analysis

Due at

Due date or deadline for the completion of the batch analysis

Assignee

Login name of the current batch analysis editor

Edit selection list in Administration / Users

Only the click on the button Finish completes the assistant.

Your input is checked by the app for completeness and correctness before it is permanently saved. In case of errors in the input, a hint message is displayed and the corresponding input field is highlighted.

The time and editor of the input are recorded in the history of the new entry. Finally, the updated list of batch analyses is opened again.

Edit batch analysis

To display and edit all information about a batch analysis, call up the desired list entry by clicking on it in the Routine / Batch Analyses view.

VIEW
Figure 85. VIEW

This opens the editing screen with the following information:

Input field Meaning Remarks

Batch Analysis ID

Identification number of the batch analysis

unique mandatory information

Label

Readable name or short name of the batch analysis

Description

Instructions for performing the analysis

Remarks

Supplementary notes of the editor

Starting time

Start of the analysis

Due at

Due date or deadline for the completion of the batch analysis

Assignee

Login name of the current batch analysis editor

Edit selection list in Administration / Users

Processing status

Current processing status of the sample

read only

Caution

Your input is checked, processed and saved immediately.

Any input errors are displayed as a message and the relevant input fields are highlighted accordingly. The time and the editor are recorded in the history of the entry.

In the toolbar of the view you can find even more functions for editing batch analyses:

History

shows the editors and the time for the creation and last editing of the item

Delete

removes the batch analysis from the app’s memory

Calling the Back function in the toolbar closes the view and takes you back to the list view.

Remove batch analysis

To remove a batch analysis, call the Delete entry function in the 3-dot-menu of the list item in the Routine / Batch Analyses view.

Remove batch analysis
Figure 86. Remove batch analysis

Alternatively, open the desired batch analysis for editing and call the Delete function there in the 3-dot-menu of the toolbar.

In addition, it is also possible to remove several batch analyses at the same time. To do this, select the list items to be removed in the Routine / Batch Analyses view and then call the Delete function in the 3-dot-menu of the toolbar.

In all 3 cases, a message is then displayed to confirm the action. Only after the confirmation of the user the removal of the selected item takes place.

Important

The removal of a batch analysis is not logged in the history and cannot be undone or retraced after confirmation.

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