LabLynx KB:LIMS user manual - 4.0 contract lab management

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LabLynx enables you to add and edit contract laboratory information. A contract laboratory is a defined facility to which the main laboratory (system laboratory) subcontracts work. You can assign contract labs to tests at the time you define them or at login.

System Administrators use LabLynx ELab to manage several aspects of contract laboratory information:

  • contract lab information
  • contact information

Adding or editing contract lab information

The Contract Laboratories List screen displays contract Lab information currently defined in the system:


1. From the Contract Laboratories List, select a contract lab or click New. The system displays the Contract Lab Information screen:


2. Complete the fields of the Contract Lab Information screen. Fields in bold are required. The various fields are explained below:

Field Description
Lab Name Type the name of the lab.
Address 1 Type the first line of the address.
Address 2 Type the second line of the address.
City Type the name of the city.
State Select the state from the drop-down list.
Zip Type the zip code.
Phone Type the telephone number.
Fax Type the fax number.
Comment Type comments about the lab.

Adding or editing the contact information

1. The bottom half of the Contract Lab Information screen contains a Contact Information area. Complete those fields, which are explained below:

Field Description
Comment Select the prefix from the drop-down list.
First Name Type the first name.
Last Name Type the last name.
E-Mail Type the e-mail address.

2. When you are finished, click Save and then Done.

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