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MicroScan Rapid Pos Inoculum Broth

Audience: Clinical microbiological laboratory personnel

Dade Behring and FDA notified healthcare professionals of a class 1 recall of MicroScan Rapid Pos Inoculum Broth, Lot numbers 050905A-1, 051005A-1, 051605A-1, 051705A-1, 052305B-1, and 052805B-1 used to inoculate MicroScan® Rapid Fluorogenic Gram Positive MIC/BP panels, which are intended for the determination of antimicrobial susceptibility of gram-positive organisms. The recall was initiated to prevent health risk to patients due to potential false antibiotic susceptibility results. The possibility of inaccurate susceptibility results for a pathogen could lead a physician to prescribe incorrect or suboptimal therapy.

[April 14, 2005 - Recall Notice - FDA]