September 1, 2013
Specimen Suitability App Wins Award

VRL Laboratories was recently awarded the 2013 AATB Communication, Advertising and Marketing (CAM) award for the innovative Specimen Suitability App released in March 2013. The VRL Specimen Suitability App is intended as a tool to aid in the collecting and submitting of specimens for donor eligibility testing.The App performs simple hemodilution calculations based on the algorithm published by the FDA (Guidance for Industry HCT/Ps, Appendix 2).In addition to hemodilution calculations, the App also aids in checking various specimen requirements for specific tests the end user wants to order on a donor. The app is available for download from both iTunes and Google Play.