Everyday biopharmaceuticals are shipped and transferred throughout the world. Biopharmaceutical shipping plays an important role in the growth and advancement of disease control, treatment and ultimately eradication. While shipping, samples are continuously monitored to check for damage and to reassure the sample is maintained in its original state allowing for accuracy. The monitoring of samples during shipping is of top importance.


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The study and use of biopharmaceuticals has the potential to cure cancer, arthritis, multiple sclerosis and many other diseases and ailments threatening the world today. Thousands of lives are potentially impacted by the research done on biopharmaceuticals. Without research no advancement in the medical industry would ever be possible and especially without the understanding of biopharmaceuticals.

Throughout history, great strides in the medical industry have more than likely been impacted by the scientific research done in a lab. Furthermore, the study and documentation of findings mean nothing if they are not shared among experts and studied under various circumstances. It is important for any research to be validated among peers in the scientific and medical industries. Biopharmaceutical shipping is a necessary step in the process.

Why is it important to continuously monitor biopharmaceuticals when shipping? The definition of a biopharmaceutical is a pharmaceutical or drug derived from the study and manipulation of a living organism and the organisms living components. A living organism can be anything from yeast or bacteria to DNA. Biopharmaceuticals are sensitive in nature and are susceptible to damage even after the initial study period. A lot of work goes into obtaining samples, researching, manipulating and the documentation of findings. Why risk damaging all progression with inadequate monitoring of biopharmaceutical shipping?

During shipment these samples or medications are susceptible to contamination, damage from temperature change or inadequate delivery time and many more hazardous conditions. Continuously monitoring the biopharmaceuticals during shipment will ensure their viability upon arrival to their destination. Biopharmaceutical shipping must be controlled and precise to ensure the research, time and money already put in is not lost.

There are many options available to ensure the shipment is untainted during the process of transfer. Portable medical incubators and the implementation of cold chain shipping technology are among the top choices when it comes to monitoring biopharmaceuticals during shipment.

Portable medical incubators allow samples to travel the world while maintaining the appropriate temperature regardless of the shipping conditions. The use of refrigerants allows for a precise temperature to be maintained within the container chosen for transfer. However, it is still important to continue to monitor the sample regardless of the incubators ability to maintain the required temperature.

With samples often traveling thousands of miles, depending on the intended recipient, it is important to not only rely on temperature-controlled containers alone. With biopharmaceuticals being so sensitive it is important to monitor the container itself to ensure it is doing what it is intended to do. If the required temperature, for whatever reason, is not maintained and the sample continues to travel at the wrong temperature, the sample is considered damaged and unusable. All the time and money put into the research is useless. The awaiting recipient, possibly a patient hoping for a cure, is left with nothing.

The study of biopharmaceuticals is a field that requires a lot of work, expertise and money. The biopharmaceutical shipping process has the potential to change the entire outcome. Continuously monitor samples and medications during shipment to ensure the timely and accurate delivery of biopharmaceuticals.

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