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Serialisation of individual pills to defeat counterfeiters

Dickson, Jane (2015) Serialisation of individual pills to defeat counterfeiters. Delivering Digital Drugs (10 Sep 2015). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

At present, proposals to prevent falsified medicines entering supply networks has focussed on increasingly sophisticated packaging including tamper evident seals, electronic recording of unique serialised package identities, or the use of assays in the sampling of purported therapeutic drugs. An alternative solution, being developed by Dr Phil Harrison and colleagues, is to use sets of four and six machine-actuated pins to add micro-indentation codes on to individual pills themselves.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/ddd3/
Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: Management
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RS Pharmacy and materia medica
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Sets: Departments > Management
Collections > LSE Delivering Digital Drugs Blog
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2017 08:48
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2019 04:21
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/79652

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