Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall VITEK 2 Gram Positive Susceptibility Test Cards ASTP605 REF 22 325

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.

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  • 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
  • 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
    System, test, automated, antimicrobial susceptibility, short incubation - Product Code LON
  • Causa
    Product may lead to false susceptible results of staphylococcus spp., enterococcus spp., and s. agalactiae to minocycline.
  • Acción
    Biomerieux, Inc. sent an Urgent Notice Product Correction on February 24, 2016, to all affected customers. The recalling firm notified their foreign subsidiary of the Field Safety Corrective Action (FSCA) by email. The local subsidiary in the country impacted has informed users impacted and provided instructions to resolve the issue. Customers were instructed to confirm the Field Safety Corrective Action letter has been distributed and reviewed by all appropriate personnel within their organization. ¿ For the referenced test kit (VITEK¿ 2 ASTP605, Lot 485368220), refrain from reporting Minocycline (MNO) results for any organism until a new lot is implemented in your laboratory.¿ o Please note that a bioART rule can be created to suppress the analysis/reporting of Minocycline (reference VITEK¿ 2 Online Software User Manual). The bioART rule can be disabled upon implementation of a new ASTP605 lot number. Customers were instructed tostore the letter with their bioM¿rieux instrument documentation. ¿ Complete the attached Acknowledgement Form and return it to their local bioM¿rieux representative. For questions regarding this recall call 314-731-8526.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot/Serial: 485368220 Expiry: 12-JAN-17
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution to China  Taiwan region; No US/military/government distribution.
  • Descripción del producto
    VITEK 2 Gram Positive Susceptibility Test Cards (AST-P605), REF 22 325. 20 Cards/Kit. bioMerieux, Inc, Durham, North Carolina 27712. || VITEK 2 is an automated system consisting of instruments, software, and reagent cards designed for the identification and antimicrobial susceptibility testing of bacteria and yeast. The VITEK 2 utilizes growth-based biochemical patterns to determine identification. The VITEK 2 provides minimal inhibitory concentration (MIC) results for most organism/drug combinations as well as a category interpretation (S, I, or R) consistent with accepted criteria. The VITEK 2 System is not considered a life supporting/sustaining device and does not deliver any type of energy or substance to the patient. The VITEK 2 Gram Positive Susceptibility Card is 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 to antimicrobial agents when used as instructed in the Product Information manual.
  • Manufacturer


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