Field Safety Notices about ADVIA Chemistry Liquid Specific Protein (LSP CAL) Calibrator

According to ALIMS (Agencija za lekove i medicinska sredstva), this field safety notices involved a device in Serbia that was produced by SIEMENS HEALTHCARE DIAGNOSTICS INC..

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Field safety notices are communications sent out by medical device manufacturers or their representatives in relation to actions that they may be taking in relation to their product that is on the market. These are mainly for health workers, but also for users. They can include recalls and alerts.

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  • Type of Event
    Field Safety Notice
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  • Notes / Alerts
    Serbian data is current through February 2018. All of the data comes from ALIMS (Agencija za lekove i medicinska sredstva), 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 Serbia.
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  • Reason
    Siemens healthcare diagnostics is conducting a field update for the siemens liquid specific protein (lsp) calibrator lot # 244560 on advia® 1200, 1650, 1800 and 2400 chemistry systems. specific value system (ssvs) for the rheumatoid factor (rf) test have been modified for this lot. siemens has determined that ssvs values for the rheumatoid factor currently assigned to this lot can lead to a -15% discrepancy in quality and sample control results. this emergency field security measure provides altered ssvs values for rf test, for lsp calibrator lot # 244560.


  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
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