Recall of Device Recall STRATIFY JCV DxSelect

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Focus Diagnostics Inc.

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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  • Type of Event
  • Event ID
  • Event Risk Class
    Class 2
  • Event Number
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Date Posted
  • Event Status
  • Event Country
  • Event Terminated Date
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    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.
  • Extra notes in the data
    Anti-jcv antibody detection assay - Product Code OYP
  • Reason
    Focus diagnostics is recalling the stratify jcv dx select due to the use of a non-conforming batch in the manufacture of jcv dxselect el1950 kit lot #27333. this could lead to a potential for false positive jcv results.
  • Action
    Focus Diagnostics sent an Urgent Device Customer Notification letter dated March 15, 2015, was sent to the customer to inform them that Focus Diagnostics is recalling the Stratify JCV DxSelect (EL1950) lot#27333 due to the potential for false positive JCV results. The letter informs the customer of the issues and the actions to be taken. The customer is instructed to complete the enclosed acknowledgement form and email the form to or fax back to Focus Diagnostics Technical Services at (562) 240-6526 within 10 business days. If the customer has any questions or require additional information, then they are instructed to contact Focus Diagnostic's Technical Services department at (800) 838-4548, select option 3, between the hours of 7am to 5pm (PST) or send an email to


  • Model / Serial
    Lot No. 27333
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Internationally: Denmark only.
  • Product Description
    STRATIFY JCV DxSelect, Model No. EL1950. Assay for detection of antibodies to JC Virus in human serum or plasma. In Vitro diagnostic.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Focus Diagnostics Inc, 11331 Valley View St, Cypress CA 90630-5366
  • Source