Mukon Informatics (Pty) Ltd.

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Mukon Informatics (Pty) Ltd.
Type Private Limited Company
Industry Laboratory informatics
Predecessor Mukon CC
Headquarters 76 Sovereign Drive
Route 21 Corporate Park
Irene, Pretoria
, South Africa
Number of locations 1
Area served South Africa, Botswana, Tanzania

Mukon Informatics (Pty) Ltd. develops and distributes healthcare informatics software solutions.


Mukon was founded in 1989.[1] Sometime in 2012 the company began phasing out its PathWay LIS, described as a scalable laboratory information system (LIS) "meeting the demands of a growing, innovative pathology laboratory."[2] Their Skylims product replaced PathWay.

In mid-2016, the company changed its name from Mukon CC to Mukon Informatics (Pty) Ltd.[3][4]

Technology and products


Skylims is a configurable, scalable laboratory information management system (LIMS).[5]

Developer(s) Mukon Informatics (Pty) Ltd.
Development status Active
Operating system Windows
Available in English, bilingual reporting
Type Laboratory information management system


Product: Skylims
Sample, inventory, and data management
Sample login and management?Y[5]
Sample tracking?
Sample and/or result batching?Y[5]
Task and event scheduling?
Option for manual result entry?Y[5]
Multiple data viewing methods?Y[5]
Data and trend analysis?Y[5]
Data and equipment sharing?Y[5]
Customizable fields and/or interface?Y[5]
Query capability?Y[6]
Import data?
Internal file or data linking?Y[5]
External file or data linking?Y[5]
ELN support or integration?
Export data to MS Excel?Y[6]
Raw data management?
Data warehouse?
Deadline control?
Production control?
Project and/or task management?Y[5]
Inventory management?
Document creation and/or management?Y[5]
Case management?
Workflow management?
Specification management?
Customer and supplier management?Y[5]
Billing management?Y[5]
Quality, security, and compliance
Regulatory compliance?
QA / QC functions?Y[5]
Performance evaluation?Y[5]
Audit trail?Y[6]
Chain of custody?
Configurable roles and security?Y[6]
Data normalization?Y[5]
Data validation?Y[5]
Data encryption?
Version control?
Automatic data backup?Y[5]
Environmental monitoring?Y[5]
Reporting, barcoding, and printing
Custom reporting?Y[5]
Report printing?Y[5]
Label support?Y[5]
Barcode support?Y[5]
Export to PDF?Y[6]
Export to MS Word?
Export to HTML and/or XML?Y[6]
Fax integration?Y[5]
Email integration?Y[5]
Base functionality
Administrator management?Y[5]
Instrument interfacing and management?Y[5]
Mobile device integration?Y[5]
Alarms and/or alerts?Y[5]
Work-related time tracking?Y[5]
Voice recognition system?
External monitoring?Y[5]
Web client or portal?Y[5]
Online or integrated help?Y[5]
Software as a service delivery model?Y[5]
Usage-based cost?
Industries served


Additional information


  1. "Welcome to Mukon". Mukon Informatics (Pty) Ltd. Retrieved 16 August 2016. 
  2. "Projects". Mukon Informatics (Pty) Ltd. Archived from the original on 09 August 2016. Retrieved 16 August 2016. 
  3. "Welcome to Mukon". Mukon CC. Archived from the original on 25 March 2016. Retrieved 16 August 2016. 
  4. "Welcome to Mukon Informatics". Mukon Informatics (Pty) Ltd. Archived from the original on 16 August 2016. Retrieved 16 August 2016. 
  5. 5.00 5.01 5.02 5.03 5.04 5.05 5.06 5.07 5.08 5.09 5.10 5.11 5.12 5.13 5.14 5.15 5.16 5.17 5.18 5.19 5.20 5.21 5.22 5.23 5.24 5.25 5.26 5.27 5.28 5.29 5.30 5.31 5.32 5.33 5.34 5.35 5.36 5.37 "Skylims". Mukon Informatics (Pty) Ltd. Retrieved 28 October 2020. 
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 "Skylims Laboratory Information Management System" (PDF). Mukon Informatics (Pty) Ltd. Retrieved 16 August 2016.