Recall of Monoslide - Test

According to L’Agence nationale de sécurité du médicament et des produits de santé (ANSM), this recall involved a device in France that was produced by BIOMERIEUX.

What is this?

A correction or removal action taken by a manufacturer to address a problem with a medical device. Recalls occur when a medical device is defective, when it could be a risk to health, or when it is both defective and a risk to health.

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  • Notes / Alerts
    French data is current through early September 2018. All of the data comes from L’Agence nationale de sécurité du médicament et des produits de santé (ANSM), except for the categories Manufacturer Parent Company and Product Classification.
    The Parent Company and the Product Classification were added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records. The device classification information comes from FDA’s Product Classification by Review Panel, based on matches of recall data from the U.S. and France.
  • Extra notes in the data
  • Action
    Lots 745695201 (per 14.09.01); 746556301 (per.14.09.01); 750603201 (03.01.02) of the reagent called Monoslide - Test / reference 72551 of the company BIOMÉRIEUX [reagent for the detection, in human serum, of heterophile antibodies associated with an EBV (Epstein Barr Virus) infection] , are withdrawn from the market due to a decrease in sensitivity over time that may lead to false negative results.


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