BioMérieux expands global recall for anti-bacterial tests

April 12, 2011 by MassDevice staff

BioMérieux Inc. recalls Vitek, the diagnostics firm's antibiotic susceptibility test cards for certain bacterias.


BioMerieux Inc. expanded its worldwide recall of a test for certain bacterias' resistance to a type of antibiotic.

The French French medical diagnostics maker's Vitek 2 Gram Negative Susceptibility Cards designed to test bacteria for susceptibility to the antibiotic Piperacillin/Tazobactam (TZP) were found to provide inaccurate results.

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