Adding a Control Container to an existing Control Category

This article describes how to add a new control container to an existing control category.

Navigate to More > Lab > Controls

  • Choose the appropriate Control Category from the available list
  • Click the green Add Container button

  • Fill in all necessary metadata for the Control container
    • Required fields are marked with an asterisk
    • The Identifier field must match the value in any uploaded data file that may contain that control
    • Barcode Label values must be unique
    • If Expiration Date is entered, this control container will no longer be available to select in workflows after that date
  • Click Create

  • You will then be returned to the Control page where you can see the new control container has been created
    • Note: If there is more than one control container for a single control, those containers will be available for selection via dropdown menu in the workflow (unless they are expired or marked as empty)
  • Click Save

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