UPDATE : Monday, August 10, 2020
HOME Pharma
Abbott’s hepatitis B antibody reagent recalled due to error
  • By Lee Hye-seon
  • Published 2018.10.08 15:52
  • Updated 2018.10.08 15:56
  • comments 1

The government ordered Korea Abbott to recall its hepatitis B antibody reagent amid concerns that some of the products could show inaccurate test results.

The reagent tests whether a person had been infected by current or past hepatitis B virus by checking the antibody to he patitis B in the serum.

Abbott’s recalled hepatitis B antibody reagents

The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said it ordered Abbott to recall automated immunoassay analyzer Architect HAVAb-IgG, as some of the products did not yield accurate testing results.

A total of 160 products are on recall, with manufacturing numbers “90356LI00,” “90228LI00,” and ”90228LI00.”

Testers must immediately stop using the reagent with the cited manufacturing numbers and dispose of all inventories according to laboratory procedures. With the manager of a test room or a medical supervisor, testers should also review the recall guide offered by Abbott Korea and check whether they need to review the patients’ test results.

Abbott Korea said company officials would visit test rooms, notify the recall, and recollect the products.


<© Korea Biomedical Review, All rights reserved.>

Other articles by Lee Hye-seon
iconMost viewed
Comments 1
  • MAC 2018-10-08 18:08:31

    I was diagnosed with Hepatitis b in May this year and I decided to fight this naturally, by better diet, natural herbs, organic food, and eliminating all toxins in my life. I can gladly say my fight is over, after using Hepatitis b herbal remedy I purchased from Best Health Herbal Centre, the h   삭제

    Back to Top