Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall BD MAX MRSA Assay

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 Becton Dickinson & Co..

¿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
    System, nucleic acid amplification test, dna, methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus, direct sp - Product Code NQX
  • Causa
    The performance of the assay no longer conforms to this statement in the analytical specificity section of the package insert: one hundred-eleven (111) out of 111 mssa strains tested at extremely high concentrations (> 106 cfu/swab), produced negative results with the bd max mrsa assay. one of the samples tested with each of the cap surveys mrs5-a 2014 and mrs5-b 2014 yielded false positive results.
  • Acción
    Becton Dickinson sent an Field Correction Notification initiated on July 23, 2014. US customers were contacted via letters sent by UPS. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. The acknowledgement form included with the follow up letter that is faxed back to BD will be reconciled with the customer list. BD will contact 10% of non-respondents to verify receipt of the customer letter. Any product returned to BD will be quarantined and discarded. Nonetheless, you may observe some false positive results for MSSA strains when using the above referenced product. Please contact the BD Technical Service Department at 1-800-638-8663 if you have observed an increase in MSSA false positive results or have failed the above referenced CAP surveys.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All Lots with the expiration date January 21, 2014 or later
  • Clasificación del producto
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  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    US Distribution including the states of : CA, FL, HI, IL, IN, MD, MI, MN, MT, NC, ND, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA and WI.
  • Descripción del producto
    The BD MAX MRSA Assay, catalogue #442953. || An automated qualitative in vitro diagnostic test for the direct detection of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) DNA from nasal swabs in patie.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Becton Dickinson & Co., BD Diagnostic Systems, 7 Loveton Circle, Sparks MD 21152-0999
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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