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Type of Product Medical Device
TGA Recall Reference RC-2013-RN-00780-1
Product Name/Description Oxoid Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Discs MEM10 (Meropenem), CT0774B (An in vitro diagnostic medical device (IVD))

Lot Number: 1223566
Recall Action Level Hospital
Recall Action Classification Class II
Recall Action Commencement Date 31/07/2013
Responsible Entity Oxoid Australia Pty Ltd
Reason/Issue Investigations by the manufacturer have confirmed that cartridges within the affected batch may contain individual discs with insufficient amount of antibiotic, resulting in smaller than expected zones of inhibition. Continued use of the affected lot could result in false indication of resistance to meropenem.
Recall Action Recall
Recall Action Instructions End users are requested to inspect their stock for affected units. Affected units are to be removed from further use. The requirement for the review of patient results should be determined by the laboratory director.
Contact Information 08 8238 9044 - Thermo Fisher Scientific