The Items (samples) search window allows you to search for both stored and un-stored samples. It provides filters detailing every field created for both owners and items. This allows you to view only the samples that you are interested in.
Once the filters have been applied, you can display in the items table just the columns of information that are relevant. This makes it easy to produce customised reports.
To ensure complete traceability of every individual sample, each sample is automatically assigned its own unique number (the item ID value). This is true even if the sample came from the same source material. Full audit details are kept on who has done what to which item from where and when.
As well as searching for a current item, you can also search including historic records and deleted items. Once the samples matching the search criteria have been retrieved, the complete history can be viewed in the item history window.