Recall of SeraQuest CMV IgM

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Quest International, 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 3
  • Event Number
  • 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
    Antibody igm,if, cytomegalovirus virus - Product Code LKQ
  • Reason
    Quest international recalled their cmv igm test kit because the device failed the test run due to lack of activity in the coated wells.
  • Action
    On September 28, 2010, Quest International, Inc. issued a Memo to its Customers who received the CMV IgM Lot E1700. The memo identified the affected product and stated the problem with the device. The memo asked customers to let the firm know if they had any remaining inventory from the affected lot and the product would be replaced immediately. Questions should be directed to 305-592-6991.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot Number: E1700
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution -- Washington and California.
  • Product Description
    SeraQuest***CMV IgM TEST SET For the detection of CMV IgM Antibodies 96 Test Set Cat. No. 01-150 Store 2-8 C For In Vitro Diagnostic Use***Contents: 1 96 wells bag with holder, 1 Negative Control*, 1 Positive Control*, 1 Substrate, 1 Stop Solution, 1 Conjugate*, 1 Calibrator 1*, 1 Calibrator 2*, 1 Diluent for Specimen*, 1 Wash Concentrate*, *Contains Sodium Azide Lot No. E1700 Doral, FL 33122 USA Exp. Date: May 11. || BIORAD***CMV IgM EIA For the detection of CMV IgM Antibodies Xn-HARMFUL Cat. No. 25178 96 Test Set Store 2-8 C ID: grey For In Vitro Diagnostic Use*** Contents: I CMV IgM Microplate (96 wells), 1 Negative Control* (0.6 mL), 1 Positive Control (0.6 mL), 1 Substrate (12 mL), 1 Stop Reagent (12 mL), 2 Conjugate* (12 mL), 1 Calibrator 1* (0.6 mL), 1 Calibrator 2* (0.6 mL) , 1 Diluent* (25 mL), 1 Wash Concentrate* (30 mL), *0.1% Sodium Azide Lot No. E1700 Distributed by: Bio-Rad Laboratories-Redmond, WA 98052.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Quest International, Inc., 8127 NW 29th St, Doral FL 33122
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source