"...It is also noted in the inspection report that you do not have adequate control over the receipt of study data and its subsequent input into the database. There are no records to show when study data is received and when it is entered into the database. There is also no
audit trail for changes made to the database
. No data queries or clarifications have ever been generated and sent to the sites to verify missing information or to clarify discrepancies...
Electronic records, the subject of SOP-100-720
, Electronic Database Maintenance, are subject to 21 CFR Part 11- Electronic Records; Electronic Signatures, as well as to the record keeping regulations found in 21 CFR 812.140. A guidance document regarding this regulation, Computerized Systems Used in Clinical Trials, dated April 1999. www.fda.gov/ora/compliance ref/bimo/ffinalcct.htm"