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Device blood detection capsule
Definition Ingestible gastrointestinal blood detection capsule device is a prescription device that uses spectrophotometry (light absorption technology) to detect the presence or absence of blood in the gastrointestinal tract.
Physical State Ingestible capsule device equipped with light transmitters and optical sensors.
Technical Method Capsule measures the absorption of light transmitted through fluid in the sensing well to determine the presence or absence of blood.
Target Area Gastrointestinal tract
Regulation Medical Specialty Gastroenterology/Urology
Review Panel Gastroenterology/Urology
Product CodeQUD
Premarket Review Renal, Gastrointestinal, Obesity and Transplant Devices (DHT3A)
Renal, Gastrointestinal, Obesity and Transplant Devices (DHT3A)
Submission Type 510(k)
Regulation Number 876.1390
Device Class 2
Total Product Life Cycle (TPLC) TPLC Product Code Report
GMP Exempt? No
Summary Malfunction
Implanted Device? No
Life-Sustain/Support Device? No
Third Party Review Not Third Party Eligible