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Medical Devices Sector
قطاع الأجهزة الطبية
المركز الوطني لبلاغات الأجهزة والمنتجات الطبية
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Abbott Laboratories Inc
Reagent Kit, ARCHITECT CA 19-9XR
IVD, Reagent Kit
Medical Device Identifier:
List Number: 2K91-27, 2K91-20, 2K91-25 Lot Number: 08849M500, 08851M500, 08852M500, 08853M500, 10122M500, 10040M500
Reason of Field Safety Corrective Action:
The purpose of this communication is to provide instructions on actions your laboratory must take regarding ARCHITECT CA 19-9XR reagent lots listed above. Abbott has confirmed that these six ARCHITECT CA 19-9XR reagent lots are demonstrating a shift up in patient results. Abbott Controls however do not detect the upward shift and will test within range.
Immediately, discontinue use of and destroy any remaining inventory of the lots listed above according to your laboratory procedures. Patient results obtained with the lots listed above should be reviewed with the treating physician or healthcare provider to ensure they are aware of the potential analytical issue and can determine whether re-evaluation of the patient is necessary.
Medical supplies & Services Co.Ltd Mediserv, Riyadh, (01) 4780555
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SFDA urges all hospitals that have devices subjected to recall, to contact the company.
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