SPRECbase is a standalone database application supporting a generation and storage of SPREC codes associated to sample identifiers. This is intended to support the adoption of the SPREC, and can be included in any typical LIS by developing suitable interfaces for data transfer.
SPRECbase provides the following functionalities:
Generating and collecting the SPREC codes of the specimens stored in the Biobank brings benefits from two points of view. In the first place, the SPREC code, stored in the database, helps to identify specimens with given features, and to promptly meet both internal and external requirements.Secondly, if the specimens are sent to a final destination outside the Biobank, the receiver organization can easily restore the information associated to the SPREC code.