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MAUDE Adverse Event Report: BECTON DICKINSON MEDICAL SYSTEMS UNSPECIFIED BD POSIFLUSH¿ HEPARIN LOCK FLUSH SYRINGE PREFILLED HEPARIN FLUSH SYRINGE

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BECTON DICKINSON MEDICAL SYSTEMS UNSPECIFIED BD POSIFLUSH¿ HEPARIN LOCK FLUSH SYRINGE PREFILLED HEPARIN FLUSH SYRINGE Back to Search Results
Catalog Number UNKNOWN
Device Problems Contamination (1120); Nonstandard Device (1420)
Patient Problems Bacterial Infection (1735); Injury (2348)
Event Date 07/24/2018
Event Type  Injury  
Manufacturer Narrative
Date of event: unknown. The date received by manufacturer has been used for this field. Medical device expiration date: unknown. A device evaluation is anticipated, but has not yet begun. Upon completion of the investigation, a supplemental report will be filed. Device manufacture date: unknown.
 
Event Description
It was reported that a patient sustained injuries related to the use of an unspecified bd posiflush¿ heparin lock flush syringe. To date, no additional information for this incident has been provided. Out of an abundance of caution and in the interest of public health, bd voluntarily recalled certain lots of bd posiflush¿ heparin lock flush and bd¿ pre-filled normal saline flush syringes due to a potential for contamination with serratia marcescens bacterium. Bd was notified by the u. S. Food and drug administration (fda) and centers for disease control and prevention (cdc) about a potential epidemiological link between catheter related blood stream infections and the s. Marcescens bacterium. Specifically, the fda and cdc identified a potential connection between reports of infection in a small number of patients caused by s. Marcescens across multiple states. Cdc¿s initial investigation found that affected patients had received treatment using certain bd flush products. To date, there is no evidence of bd flush product testing positive for this bacterium. Investigations are ongoing by bd, fda, and cdc.
 
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Brand NameUNSPECIFIED BD POSIFLUSH¿ HEPARIN LOCK FLUSH SYRINGE
Type of DevicePREFILLED HEPARIN FLUSH SYRINGE
Manufacturer (Section D)
BECTON DICKINSON MEDICAL SYSTEMS
9630 south 54th street
franklin WI 53132
Manufacturer (Section G)
BECTON DICKINSON MEDICAL SYSTEMS
9630 south 54th street
franklin WI 53132
Manufacturer Contact
brett wilko
9450 south state street
sandy, UT 84070
8015652845
MDR Report Key7795362
MDR Text Key117578474
Report Number2134319-2018-00112
Device Sequence Number1
Product Code FOZ
Combination Product (y/n)N
Reporter Country CodeUS
PMA/PMN Number
UNKNOWN
Number of Events Reported1
Summary Report (Y/N)N
Report Source Manufacturer
Source Type company representative,other
Reporter Occupation
Type of Report Initial,Followup
Report Date 09/27/2018
1 Device was Involved in the Event
1 Patient was Involved in the Event
Date FDA Received08/17/2018
Is this an Adverse Event Report? Yes
Is this a Product Problem Report? No
Device Operator Other
Device Catalogue NumberUNKNOWN
Device Lot NumberUNKNOWN
Was Device Available for Evaluation? No Answer Provided
Is the Reporter a Health Professional? No
Was the Report Sent to FDA?
Event Location No Information
Date Manufacturer Received07/24/2018
Was Device Evaluated by Manufacturer? Device Not Returned to Manufacturer
Is the Device Single Use? Yes
Is This a Reprocessed and Reused Single-Use Device? No
Type of Device Usage Unkown

Patient Treatment Data
Date Received: 08/17/2018 Patient Sequence Number: 1
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