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Electronic Identification and Tracking Systems for the Management of Human Laboratory Samples and Donations: Clinical Effectiveness, Cost Effectiveness, and Guidelines

Last updated: March 9, 2017
Project Number: RA0900-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of electronic tracking and identification technologies for the management of human laboratory samples and donations?
  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of electronic tracking and identification technologies for the management of human laboratory samples and donations?
  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of electronic tracking and identification technologies for the management of human laboratory samples and donations?

Key Message

One systematic review and three non-randomized studies were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of electronic tracking and identification technologies for the management of human laboratory samples and donations.