Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Nanosphere Verigene

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 Nanosphere, 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
    Gram-Negative bacteria and associated resistance markers - Product Code PEN
  • Causa
    Nanosphere inc. has recently determined through four customer complaints that a small number of verigene gram-negative blood culture nucleic acid test (bc-gn) extraction trays in lot 042914021b have low levels or are missing magnetic microparticles (mmps) required for dna extraction.
  • Acción
    Nanosphere sent an Urgent Product Recall letter dated July 9, 2014 to all affected customers. All customers were initially notified of the recall by telephone on July 9, 2014. The customers were instructed to quarantine and return all affected product to Nanosphere. The letter included instructions: 1) on how to return the recalled products, and 2) to review any test results that were generated while using the recalled products to ensure that there has been no negative impact on patient care. Customers with questions were instructed to contact Nanosphere at 888-837-4436, option 2 or via e-mail at


  • Modelo / Serial
    VERIGENE BC-GN TEST KIT (Catalog Number: 20-005-021). TEST CARTRIDGES: Part Number: 20-006-021, Lot Number: 042914021B, Expiration Date: 10/26/14
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution including CA, CO, IA, MT, OH, OK, OR, TX, and UT
  • Descripción del producto
    Verigene BC-GN Test Kit (Catalog number 20-005-021) includes: 1) 20 Verigene BC-GN Test Cartridges. Each Test Cartridge comes preloaded with all required reaction solutions, including wash solutions, oligonucleotide probe solution and signal amplification solutions required to generate a test result. BC-GN is indicated for use in conjunction with other clinical and laboratory findings to aid in the diagnosis of bacterial bloodstream infections; however, is not used to monitor these infections.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Nanosphere, Inc., 4088 Commercial Ave, Northbrook IL 60062-1829
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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