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|Abbott Glucose test strips recalled:|
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|Written by Medical Mile Team|
|Monday, 17 January 2011 22:52|
Apparently the glucose test strips produce inaccurate results because they do not absorb enough blood. This recall does not pertain to Abbott Diabetes Care additional products. As many as 359 million test strips could fall under this FDA mandated recall. Read more for the brand names.
Now these are the brand names of the recalled tests strips:
Precision Xceed Pro.
Sold online, in stores, and used in health care centers, the glucose strips were manufactured between January and September, 2010.
“FDA and Abbott are reviewing the cause of the manufacturing defect to avoid this problem in the future. Patients with diabetes should be aware of the recalled glucose test strips and take steps to prevent them from affecting their health,” said Alberto Gutierrez, Ph.D., director for the Office of In Vitro Diagnostics in FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health.
Call Abbott Diabetes Care customer service at 1-800-448-5234 for English and 1-800-709-7010 for Spanish.
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Abbott Glucose test strips recalled:
Monday, 17 January 2011
Apparently the glucose test strips produce inaccurate results because they do not absorb enough blood. This recall does not pertain to Abbott...
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