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Class 3 Device Recall West Nile Virus IgG DxSelect

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  Class 3 Device Recall West Nile Virus IgG DxSelect see related information
Date Initiated by Firm October 03, 2012
Date Posting Updated October 31, 2012
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on December 04, 2012
Recall Number Z-0182-2013
Recall Event ID 63387
510(K)Number K031953  
Product Classification Elisa, antibody, west nile virus - Product Code NOP
Product West Nile Virus IgG DxSelect" kit Catalog No. EL0300G
Kit Lots 122150, 122155, 122641, 122650 and 122859 that includes West Nile Virus IgG Antigen
Wells, Catalog Number EL0351, Lot Number 121117.

510(k) No. K031953

The Focus Diagnostics West Nile Virus ELISA IgG is intended for qualitatively detecting IgG antibodies to West Nile virus in human serum. In conjunction with the Focus Diagnostics West Nile Virus IgM Capture ELISA, the test is indicated for testing persons having symptoms of meningoencephalitis, as an aid in the presumptive laboratory diagnosis of West Nile virus infection.
Code Information Catalog No. EL0300G, Kit Lots 122150, 122155, 122641, 122650 and 122859 that includes West Nile Virus IgG Antigen, Wells, Catalog Number EL0351, Lot Number 121117.
Recalling Firm/
Focus Diagnostics Inc
11331 Valley View St
Cypress CA 90630-5366
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The firm recalled due to higher reactivity with some samples in the effected lots, which may reflect a higher false positive rate.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Nonconforming Material/Component
Action Focus Diagnostics Inc., sent a Urgent Medical Device Recall letter dated October 3, 2012, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. Our records indicate that you received at least one of the effected lots in the month of August 2012. Please document the number of kits in your inventory on the table below, even if zero (0), and fax to 562-240-6526. For further questions please call (714) 220-1900.
Quantity in Commerce 425 units
Distribution Worldwide Distribution--US (nationwide) and the country of: Canada, Deuche, France, Greece, Mexico, Israel, and Japan.
Total Product Life Cycle TPLC Device Report

1 A record in this database is created when a firm initiates a correction or removal action. The record is updated if the FDA identifies a violation and classifies the action as a recall, and it is updated for a final time when the recall is terminated. Learn more about medical device recalls.
2 Per FDA policy, recall cause determinations are subject to modification up to the point of termination of the recall.
3 For details about termination of a recall see Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 §7.55.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = NOP and Original Applicant = FOCUS TECHNOLOGIES, INC.