Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de West Nile Virus IgM Capture ELISA

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 Inverness Medical.

¿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
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  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
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  • 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
    Elisa, antibody, West Nile Virus - Product Code NOP
  • Causa
    It has come to our attention that users of these product lots may experience an elevation in the rate of false positivity when compared with previous product lots. internal quality assurance testing has shown that the products are performing within the release specifications, although there has been a slight shift in the cut-off which may lead to an increase in the number of positive results obta.
  • Acción
    Inverness Medical sent an Urgent In Vitro Diagnostic Recall letter dated October 6, 2008, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to discontinue use, destroy any unused or partially used test kits of the affected lot(s), and complete the table and certification of compliance. Customers were asked to fax back the completed form to inverness Medical at 1-609-527-8054. Replacement stock would be forwarded to them at no cost when the new lot becomes available. For questions regarding this recall call 609-627-8038.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot 07262 (Canada), and Lot 08118 (Four customers in USA)
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution including ND, PA, TX, MN; and the country of Canada
  • Descripción del producto
    West Nile Virus IgM Capture ELISA || The Panbio West Nile Virus IgM Capture ELISA is for the qualitative presumptive detection of IgM antibodies to West Nile virus in serum as an aid in the clinical laboratory diagnosis of West Nile virus infection in patients with clinical symptoms consistent with encephalitis/meningitis. Positive results must be confirmed by plaque reduction neutralization test (PRNT), or by using the current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines for diagnosis of this disease. Assay performance characteristics have not been established for testing cord blood, neonate, prenatal screening, general population screening without symptoms of meningoencephalitis or automated instruments. The user is responsible for establishing these assay performance characteristics.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Inverness Medical, 532 Seventeen Mile Rocks Rd, Sinnamon Park Australia
  • Source