Laboratory

Qualification and Re-Qualification of Personnel Involved in Laboratory Activities

Qualification and Re-Qualification of Personnel Involved in Laboratory Activities

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Qualification and re-qualification of all personnel involved in laboratory activities are critical aspects, which contribute to ensuring the validity of results. This article describes how to manage the qualification of new personnel in the different phases as well ensuring maintenance of competences and the steps to be undertaken to re-qualify ... Read More
Tips for Laboratory Design in Pharmaceutical Industry

Tips for Laboratory Design in Pharmaceutical Industry

1. Consider the purpose and requirements of the lab: Before designing the lab, clearly define its purpose and the specific requirements it needs to fulfill. This will help in determining the layout, equipment, and space needed. 2. Optimize space utilization: Efficiently utilize the available space by carefully planning the layout ... Read More
Good Laboratory Practice in Microbiology Laboratory

Good Laboratory Practice in Microbiology Laboratory

Good microbiological laboratory practices (GMLP) are designed to protect both workers (i.e., lab staff, non-lab staff and researchers) and research material (i.e., organisms and equipment) in the microbiology laboratory. It consist of activities that depend on several principles: aseptic technique, control of media, control of test strains, operation and control ... Read More
Microbiological Data Integrity Issues and Control Strategies

Microbiological Data Integrity Issues and Control Strategies

Microbiology lab is manual process based lab, less automation than chemistry lab, less regulatory guidance for microbiologist so that DI issue is the major concern in Microbiology lab. The sterility test, the bacterial endotoxin test and microbial enumeration test which involves counting microbial colonies are mostly prone to DI issues. ... Read More
Safety Measures for Cell Culture Laboratory

Safety Measures for Cell Culture Laboratory

A cell culture laboratory poses risks associated with handling and manipulating cells and tissues as well as toxic, corrosive or mutagenic solvents and reagents. Therefore, adherence to standard microbiological practices and techniques is of paramount importance to mitigate risks and ensure safety at all times. There are four ascending levels ... Read More