Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Recalls MicroScan Synergies Plus® and RapID/S plus Gram Negative Panels
9/17/2013 11:16:15 AM
TARRYTOWN, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics (NYSE:SI) has issued a voluntary recall of its MicroScan Synergies plus® Negative and rapID/S plus Negative panels. These panels are used for determining antimicrobial susceptibility and/or identification for gram-negative bacteria. An internal investigation has confirmed an increase in false susceptible and false intermediate misreads for imipenem and/or meropenem when read rapidly (< 16 hours) on the MicroScan® WalkAway Microbiology System¹. The investigation determined that no other antimicrobial agent results are affected. Siemens has notified the FDA of this action.
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