Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Simplexa Group A Strep Direct

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 Focus Diagnostics 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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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 1
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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
    Groups A, C and G beta-hemolytic streptococcus nucleic acid amplification system - Product Code PGX
  • Causa
    Focus diagnostics is recalling the direct amplification discs (dad) supplied with the simplexa hsv 1 & 2 direct (mol2150), simplexa flu a/b & rsv direct (mol2650) and simplexa group a strep direct kits (mol2850) because it may result in a false negative result, a false positive result or error code (s) 500 or 505, and it may result in higher invalid rates.
  • Acción
    A customer notification letter dated 2/10/16 was sent to all their customers who received the Direct Amplification Discs (DAD) supplied with the Simplexa HSV 1 & 2 Direct (MOL2150), Simplexa Flu A/B & RSV Direct (MOL2650) and Simplexa Group A Strep Direct kits (MOL2850). The letter informs the customers that Focus Diagnostics is recalling MOL2150 and MOL2650 kits because it may result in a false negative result, a false positive result or Error Code(s) 500 or 505. Additionally, some customers are reporting insufficient specimen volume errors which may result in higher invalid rates. In those cases, the error results in a Report Note Statement of Insufficient Specimen Volume. The letter informs the customers of the recommendations to be taken for the identified kits and the risks involved for positive results, negative results, and delayed results. The letter informs the customers of the actions to be taken. Customers are instructed to sign the achnowledgement form and email the form to or fax back to Focus Diagnostics Technical Services at (562) 240-6526 within 10 business days. On 2/11/16, Focus Diagnostics sent to their customers an amendment to the customer notification letter to clarify what is considered an "early Ct", Focus would consider Internal Control (IC) Ct's less than 25 as "early Ct". Customers are informed that if an internal control Ct is less than 25, additional testing may be necessary. On 2/15/16, Focus Diagnostics sent to their customers an amendment to the customer notification letter to inform them to determine if they had instances of early Cts less than 25, then to please refer to Section III  Analyzing Runs, pages 6-10 and 6-15 in the Focus Diagnostics, Operator Manual for Integrated Cycler Studio 6.0  For Use with IVD Assays in the USA. Also, for a more detailed analysis, customers are instructed to view excerpts from the ICS Operator Manual covering Section III, pages 6-10 and 6-16. On 3/17/16,


  • Modelo / Serial
    Item Number MOL1451, Lot/Serial: 151870, 152535,152359, 152550, 152551, 152756, 152770, 160008, 160009, 160198, 160201, 160248, 160262.  Item Number MOL1455, Lot/Serial: 29230, 29232, 29233, 29453, 29454, 29669, 29670, 29671, 29689, 29690, 29691, 29692, 29845, 29846, 29847, 29848, 29849, 29850, 30271, 30272, 30273, 30274, 30275, 30609, 30610, 30611, 30612, 30613, 30615, 30616, 30617, 30619, 30620.   3M Manufacturing Lot# (Pouch and White Box of 24 DAD): 2140887, 2140332, 2127423, 2159531, 2154010, 2165240, 2173319, 2169601, 2176090, 2181518, 2181519, 2198924, 2163486, 2171337, 2176091, 2165236, 2183651, 2185129, 2216981, 2213066, 2210371, 2208204, 2205280, 2255456, 2255456, 2225778, 2230958, 2233449, 2265481 2258543.
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  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - US Nationwide in the states of: TX, CA, MA, NY, WA, MI, ME, IN, NJ, WV, OH, PA, HI, NH, CO, MN, FL, SC, IN, IA, TN, OR, AZ, WI, TN, IL. and the countries of: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Dominican Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, France, Germany, Israel, Kuwait, Spain, Sweden, Slovenia, Thailand, and United Kingdom.
  • Descripción del producto
    Simplexa Group A Strep Direct (MOL2850) with Direct Amplification Disc (MOL1451, MOL1452, MOL1455) || Model Number: MOL2850, MOL1451, MOL1452, MOL1455
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Focus Diagnostics Inc, 11331 Valley View St, Cypress CA 90630-5366
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