Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Vitek 2 ASTP640 REF 418 579

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 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.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 3
  • Número del evento
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
  • País del evento
  • Fecha de finalización 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
    Susceptibility test cards, antimicrobial - Product Code LTW
  • Causa
    The outer carton label and package insert for the recalled product incorrectly lists streptococcus pneumoniae as an organism for intended use.
  • Acción
    Biomerieux, Incs sent an Urgent Product Correction Notice on February 25, 2015, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the actions to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to do the following: " Please confirm this letter has been distributed and reviewed by all appropriate personnel within your organization. " For the referenced test kits (VITEK¿ 2 ASTP635, ASTP640 or ASTP641), review the claimed organisms in the Package Insert antibiotic table to confirm which organisms can be tested. " Refrain from using the referenced test kits to determine the susceptibility of Streptococcus pneumoniae. " Reference your Laboratory Standard Operating Procedures to identify card type used for specific organisms. " Please store this letter with your bioM¿rieux instrument documentation. Please complete the attached Acknowledgement Form and return it to bioM¿rieux, Inc. Customers with questions were instructed to contact their local BioMerieux representative. For questions regarding this recall call 314-731-8526.


  • Modelo / Serial
    lot 740340920, expiration 14APR16; lot 740350820, expiration 22JUL16;
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution to United Kingdom and Turkey. NO U.S. distribution.
  • Descripción del producto
    Vitek 2 AST-P640 REF 418 579 Gram Positive Susceptibility Card, 20 cards per container, IVD. || Intended for use with the Vitek 2 Systems in clinical laboratories as an in vitro test to determine the susceptibility of Staphylococcus spp., Enterococcus spp., and S. agalactiae.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Biomerieux Inc, 595 Anglum Rd, Hazelwood MO 63042-2320
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source