Alerta De Seguridad para UniCel DxH 800 Coulter Cellular Analysis System and UniCel DxH 600 Coulter Cellular Analysis System

Según Department of Health, este evento ( alerta de seguridad ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en Hong Kong que fue producido por Beckman Coulter.

¿Qué es esto?

Las alertas proporcionan información importante y recomendaciones sobre los productos. Aunque se haya emitido una alerta, esto no significa necesariamente que el producto se considera peligroso. Las alertas de seguridad, dirigidas a trabajadores de la salud y a usuarios, pueden incluir retiro de equipos. Pueden ser escritas por los fabricantes, pero también por funcionarios del área de salud.

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    Safety alert
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    Hong Kong data is current through September 2018. All of the data comes from the Department of Health (Hong Kong), except for the categories Manufacturer Parent Company and Product Classification.
    The Parent Company and the Product Classification were added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records. The device classification information comes from FDA’s Product Classification by Review Panel, based on matches of data from the U.S. and Hong Kong.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
    Medical Device Safety Alert
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    Medical device safety alert: beckman coulter unicel dxh 800 coulter cellular analysis system and unicel dxh 600 coulter cellular analysis system medical device manufacturer, beckman coulter, has issued a medical device safety alert concerning its following devices: unicel dxh 800 coulter cellular analysis system [reference: 629029, b24465, b24802, b68304, b66445, b63322; software version: 3.2.0 and below]; unicel dxh 600 coulter cellular analysis system [reference: b23858; software version: 1.3.0 and below]. the manufacturer has confirmed complaints of sporadic erroneously elevated platelet results without flags or system messages. other parameters are not affected by the issue. patient results may be affected. no injury has been reported in association with the issue. during patient’s follow-up, the affected users are advised to consider unexpected elevated platelet levels as possible erroneous results due to the failure and ensure implementation of the following actions: use all available features to assess patient results, including reference ranges, action and critical limits, instrument system flags, codes, messages, delta checks, xm, and decision rules; follow their laboratory’s standard operating procedure for confirming unexpected results; communicate to their medical director the need to avoid patient treatment based solely on any single test result, and to interpret all results in the context of other clinical and laboratory features; consult with the medical director to determine if a retrospective review of results is warranted. according to the manufacturer, dxh 800 version 3.2.1 and dxh 600 version 1.3.1 are not affected by the issue. the manufacturer will be prioritizing the upgrades for the systems. alternatively, the manufacturer is working on the development of a self-installable software patch option, in lieu of the software upgrade, to expedite resolution and minimize impact on laboratory workflow. according to the local supplier, the affected products are distributed in hong kong. if you are in possession of the affected products, please contact your supplier for necessary actions. posted on 10 august 2018.


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    Medical Device Safety Alert: Beckman Coulter UniCel DxH 800 Coulter Cellular Analysis System and UniCel DxH 600 Coulter Cellular Analysis System
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