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Class 2 Device Recall AdvanDx E. coli/P. aeruginosa PNA FISH Culture Identification Kit

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 Class 2 Recall
AdvanDx E. coli/P. aeruginosa PNA FISH Culture Identification Kit
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Date Posted November 29, 2010
Recall Status1 Terminated on June 06, 2011
Recall Number Z-0490-2011
Recall Event ID 57002
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
Product Classification Kit, Identification, Enterobacteriaceae - Product Code JSS
Product AdvanDx E. coli/P. aeruginosa PNA FISH Culture Identification Kit for the diagnosis of E. coli and/or P. aeruginosa bacteremia Catalog Number: KT007
Code Information Lot Codes Exp date 04310A-U8 2012-08; 03610A-U8 2012-08 ; 02110A-EU 2011-05 ; 02010A-US 2011-05 ; 00410A-US 2011-05 ; 00110A-US 2010-11 ; 07509A-EU 2010-11 ; 07009A-US 2010-11 ; 06409A-US 2010-11 ; 02909A-EU 2010-02 ; 02309A-US 2010-02;
Recalling Firm/
AdvanDx, Inc.
10a Roessler Rd
Woburn, Massachusetts 01801-6208
For Additional Information Contact SAME
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Strains of Acinetobacter radioresistens cross-react with both E. coli/P. aeruginosa PNA FISH and EK/P. aeruginosa PNA FISH to produce a false positive red signal.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
DESIGN: Device Design
Action AdvanDx issued a customer letter dated October 6, 2010 with a PDF file of a new package insert and an acknowledgement form to fill out and return to AdvanDx. Customers were instructed to replace the package insert in any existing inventory with the enclosed package insert. Customers can contact AdvanDx technical support about this action at 1-866-376-0009.
Quantity in Commerce 260 units
Distribution Worldwide Distribuition: Throughtout the US, and to the countries of Denmark, Italy, Sweden, and UK.
Total Product Life Cycle TPLC Device Report

1 For details about termination of a recall see Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 §7.55
2 Per FDA policy, recall cause determinations are subject to modification up to the point of termination of the recall.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = JSS and Original Applicant = ADVANDX, INC.