Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de COBAS AmpliPrep / COBAS TaqMan HCV Test, USIVD

Según U.S. Food and Drug Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en United States que fue producido por Roche Molecular Systems, Inc..

¿Qué es esto?

Una corrección al equipo o acción de retiro tomada por el fabricante para abordar un problema con un dispositivo médico. Los retiros (recalls) ocurren cuando un dispositivo médico está defectuoso, cuando puede poner en riesgo la salud, o cuando simultáneamente está defectuoso y puede poner en riesgo la salud.

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  • Tipo de evento
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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
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  • Notas / Alertas
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
    Assay,hybridization and/or nucleic acid amplification for detection of hepatitis c rna,hepatitis c v - Product Code MZP
  • Causa
    The cobas ampliprep/cobas taqman hcv test has been shown to under-quantitate a subset of genotype 4 patient specimens by approximately 1.0-1.5 log 10 in the absence of any sequence mismatches.
  • Acción
    The firm, Roche, sent an "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE CORRECTION" letter dated April 14, 2011 and faxback form to their customers UPS ground. The letter described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to review prior test results if there have been indications of discrepancies between test results generated with COBAS AmpliPrep/COBAS TaqMan HCV Test as compared to other relevant clinical and laboratory findings; complete and return the attached Product Advisory Notice: Affiliate Feedback Fax-Form via fax to: 1-866-792-5445, and file this letter for future reference, in particular for use with their 2010 CAP Survey Results to explain any under-quantitation of sample HVL 2-01. Please contact Roche Molecular Diagnostics Technical Support at 1-800-526-1247 if you have any questions about the information contained in this letter.


  • Modelo / Serial
    03568555190; All lots; all expirys
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    USA (nationwide) and countries of: Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mongolia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Romania, Saudia Arabia, Sinagpore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates and United Kingdom.
  • Descripción del producto
    COBAS¿ AmpliPrep / COBAS¿ TaqMan¿ HCV Test, US-IVD || The COBAS¿ AmpliPrep/COBAS¿ TaqMan¿ HCV Test is an in vitro nucleic acid amplification test for the quantitation of Hepatitis C viral (HCV) RNA in human plasma or serum of HCV-infected individuals using the COBAS¿ AmpliPrep Instrument for automated specimen processing and the COBAS¿ TaqMan¿ Analyzer or the COBAS¿ TaqMan¿ 48 Analyzer for automated amplification and detection. Specimens containing HCV genotypes 1 6 have been validated for quantitation in the assay. The COBAS AmpliPrep/COBAS TaqMan HCV Test is intended for use as an aid in the management of HCV-infected individuals undergoing anti-viral therapy. The assay measures HCV RNA levels at baseline and during treatment and can be utilized to predict sustained and non-sustained virological response to HCV therapy.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Roche Molecular Systems, Inc., 1080 US Highway 202 South, Somerville NJ 08876-3733
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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