Health product recall

Biofire® Blood Culture Identification 2 (BCID2)

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Summary

Product
Biofire® Blood Culture Identification 2 (BCID2)
Issue
Medical devices - Performance issue
What to do

Contact Biomérieux for additional assistance or questions.

Audience
Healthcare

Affected products

Affected products Lot or serial number Model or catalogue number
Biofire® Blood Culture Identification 2 (Bcid2) 2278923 2086722 1611723 2025922 2502223 1785622 2146723 2500523 0798022 2067123 RFIT-ASY-0147

Issue

Biomérieux has identified an increased risk of false positive candida tropicalis results when the Biofire® BCID2 panel is used with the following BD BACTEC™ blood culture vials.

BD BACTEC™ Lytic Anaerobic Medium
BD BACTEC™ Peds Plus Medium 
BD BACTEC™ Plus Aerobic Medium 
BD BACTEC™ Plus Anaerobic Medium 
BD BACTEC™ Standard Aerobic Medium 
BD BACTEC™ Standard Anaerobic Medium 
 

Recall start date: February 6, 2024

Additional information

Details
Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Health product recall
Category
Health products - Medical devices - Chemistry
Companies
Biofire Diagnostics, Llc.
515 Colorow Dr., Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, 84108
Published by
Health Canada
Audience
Healthcare
Recall class
Type II
Identification number
RA-75069

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