Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall ETEST Ceftriaxone

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 BioMerieux SA.

¿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.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
    Open, Classified
  • País del evento
  • Fuente del evento
  • URL de la fuente del evento
  • 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
    Manual antimicrobial susceptibility test systems - Product Code JWY
  • Causa
    Potential performance issue on strain categorization.
  • Acción
    Biomerieux sent an Urgent Field Safety Notice dated January 2017, to Laboratory Manager or Laboratory Director. The Notice indicated what actions to take and included a reply form to be returned. Required actions: The following recommendations require your immediate attention to ensure the product will continue to perform per its labeled performance specifications, within its revised shelf-life of twelve (12) months. Product with NO remaining shelf life (after reduction): Identify impacted lots of ETEST¿ Ceftriaxone TXL32 (Ref. 412302, 412303) (lots listed in Table 1 below) which are now expired after shelf-life reduction. Immediately order the replacement products appropriate for your institution. Until replacement product is available Laboratories may continue to use their now expired strips with the following recommendations: Laboratories should continue to follow their current QC procedures for ETEST¿ Ceftriaxone TXL32 (Ref. 412302, 412303) for the lots listed in Table 1 in accordance with CLIA and local regulatory requirements, with a modification to increase the frequency of QC testing to weekly or every day of use if previous QC testing exceeds one week. Laboratories should include in the QC testing the strain N. gonorrhoeae ATCC 49226 (Expected range-MIC: 0.004-0.016 ¿g/mL) defined as the stability indicator for ETEST¿ Ceftriaxone TXL32 (Ref. 412302, 412303). The MIC result for this specific strain must fall in the acceptable range to confirm the validity of the QC test and performance of the ETEST with the clinical isolate. Only report results if all QC is in the acceptable ranges. When replacement product is received, discontinue using and discard impacted ETEST¿ Ceftriaxone TXL32 (Ref. 412302, 412303) (listed in Table 1). Additional actions: Please distribute this information to all appropriate personnel in your laboratory, retain a copy in your files, and forward this information to all parties that may use


  • Modelo / Serial
    Ref 412302  1002939460, 1003361690, 1003848910, 1004041770, 1004394530, 1004731200, 1004876830, 1005327130; Ref 507058  1002940890, 1003128150, 1003361950, 1003849820, 1004041790, 1004239890, 1004395510, 1004525370, 1004756050, 1004828430, 1004876860, 1004919030
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    USA (nationwide) Distribution to the states of : AZ, AR, CA, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, IL, LA, ME, MA, MI, MN, MO, MT, NH, NY, NC, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, WA
  • Descripción del producto
    Ceftriaxone TX 32 US S30, Ref 412302 and Ceftriaxone TX 32 US F100, Ref 507058 || ETEST is a quantitative technique for determining the antimicrobial susceptibility of Gram-negative and Gram-positive aerobic ba
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    BioMerieux SA, Chemin De L'Orme, Marcy L'Etoile France
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source