Multiple-bacteria

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • Multiple-bacteria IVDs
  • Class:
  • - IVD Class 3
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Medical device

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • Multiple-bacteria IVDs
    Australia
  • Language:
  • English

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • Dept. of Health,Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia
  • Authorization number:
  • 219338
  • Last update:
  • 08-10-2017

Public Assessment Report

Public Summary

Summary for ARTG Entry:

219338

Qiagen Pty Ltd - Multiple-bacteria IVDs

ARTG entry for

Medical Device Included - IVD Class 3

Sponsor

Qiagen Pty Ltd

Postal Address

PO Box 169,CHADSTONE, VIC, 3148

Australia

ARTG Start Date

16/01/2014

Product category

Medical Device Class 3

Status

Active

Approval area

Conditions

- The inclusion of the kind of device in the ARTG is subject to compliance with all conditions placed or imposed on the ARTG entry. Refer Part 4-5,

Division 2 (Conditions) of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 and Part 5, Division 5.2 (Conditions) of the Therapeutic Goods (Medical Devices) Regulations

2002 for relevant information.

- Breaching conditions of the inclusion related to the device of the kind may lead to suspension or cancellation of the ARTG entry; may be a criminal

offence; and civil penalties may apply.

Manufacturers

Name

Address

Qiagen GmbH

Qiagen Str 1

Hilden, , 40724

Germany

Products

1. Multiple-bacteria IVDs

Product Type

Effective date

16/01/2014

GMDN

CT774 Multiple-bacteria IVDs

Intended purpose

The artus CT/NG QS-RGQ kit is an IVD assay for the detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria

gonorrhoeae to aid in the diagnosis of chlamydial and/or gonococcal urogenital disease.

Specific Conditions

No Specific Conditions included on Record

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27-11-2018

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

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Notice of call for expressions of interest - Multiplex serologie

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28-9-2018

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

11-9-2018

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11-9-2018

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

11-9-2018

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

11-9-2018

Modelling of inactivation through heating for quantitative microbiological risk assessment (QMRA)

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

1-9-2018

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Health Canada

29-8-2018

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

9-8-2018

Camber Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Valsartan Tablets, USP, 40mg, 80mg, 160mg and 320mg Due to The Detection of Trace Amounts of N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) Impurity, Found in an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API)

Camber Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Valsartan Tablets, USP, 40mg, 80mg, 160mg and 320mg Due to The Detection of Trace Amounts of N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) Impurity, Found in an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API)

As a precautionary measure, Camber Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is voluntarily recalling all unexpired lots of Valsartan Tablets, USP, 40mg, 80mg, 160mg and 320mg to the hospital, retail and consumer level. This recall of multiple batches of Valsartan Tablets was prompted due to the detection of trace amounts of N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), a possible process impurity or contaminant in an active pharmaceutical ingredient, manufactured by Hetero Labs Limited, Unit – I (API manufacturer).

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

2-8-2018

Orphan designation:  Pomalidomide,  for the: Treatment of multiple myeloma

Orphan designation: Pomalidomide, for the: Treatment of multiple myeloma

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

18-7-2018

Orphan designation:  Thalidomide,  for the: Treatment of multiple myeloma

Orphan designation: Thalidomide, for the: Treatment of multiple myeloma

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

12-7-2018

Saje Natural Wellness Inc. recalls Saje Natural Wellness Splish Splash Gentle Baby Wash

Saje Natural Wellness Inc. recalls Saje Natural Wellness Splish Splash Gentle Baby Wash

The affected products are contaminated with the bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Pseudomonas aeruginosa can pose a risk of infection and results in bacteria in the blood, particularly in individuals with compromised immune systems.

Health Canada

6-7-2018

Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Bacteria Found In Saje Splish Splash Gentle Baby Wash

Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Bacteria Found In Saje Splish Splash Gentle Baby Wash

Saje Natural Wellness is warning customers not to use Splish Splash Gentle Baby Wash, 8.5 fl. oz. and 1.7 fl. oz. (found in the Wee and Well Gentle Baby Care Kit) as it may contain the bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic pathogen that causes infection and results in bacteria in the blood, particularly in individuals with compromised immune systems.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

18-3-2019


Orphan designation: Amikacin sulfate, Treatment of nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease, 08/04/2014, Positive

Orphan designation: Amikacin sulfate, Treatment of nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease, 08/04/2014, Positive

Orphan designation: Amikacin sulfate, Treatment of nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease, 08/04/2014, Positive

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

25-2-2019


Orphan designation: Ile-Ser-Ile-Thr-Glu-Ile-Lys-Gly-Val-Ile-Val-His-Arg-Ile-Glu-Thr-Ile-Leu-Phe-Lys-Lys-Lys-Lys-Glu-Met-Pro-Ser-Glu-Glu-Gly-Tyr-Gln-Asp, Treatment of multiple system atrophy, 19/11/2018, Positive

Orphan designation: Ile-Ser-Ile-Thr-Glu-Ile-Lys-Gly-Val-Ile-Val-His-Arg-Ile-Glu-Thr-Ile-Leu-Phe-Lys-Lys-Lys-Lys-Glu-Met-Pro-Ser-Glu-Glu-Gly-Tyr-Gln-Asp, Treatment of multiple system atrophy, 19/11/2018, Positive

Orphan designation: Ile-Ser-Ile-Thr-Glu-Ile-Lys-Gly-Val-Ile-Val-His-Arg-Ile-Glu-Thr-Ile-Leu-Phe-Lys-Lys-Lys-Lys-Glu-Met-Pro-Ser-Glu-Glu-Gly-Tyr-Gln-Asp, Treatment of multiple system atrophy, 19/11/2018, Positive

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

14-2-2019


Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): SER-109 (Eubacterial Spores, Purified Suspension, Encapsulated), decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0390/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): SER-109 (Eubacterial Spores, Purified Suspension, Encapsulated), decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0390/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): SER-109 (Eubacterial Spores, Purified Suspension, Encapsulated), decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0390/2018

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

6-2-2019

Releasing medicines manufactured at multiple sites

Releasing medicines manufactured at multiple sites

Guidance for sponsors or manufacturers of a medicine across multiple sites

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

28-1-2019


Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Trimeric, recombinant HIV-1 envelope glycoprotein 140 of Clade C / trimeric, recombinant HIV-1 envelope glycoprotein 140 containing motifs of multiple HIV-1 variants, adjuvanted with aluminium ph

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Trimeric, recombinant HIV-1 envelope glycoprotein 140 of Clade C / trimeric, recombinant HIV-1 envelope glycoprotein 140 containing motifs of multiple HIV-1 variants, adjuvanted with aluminium ph

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Trimeric, recombinant HIV-1 envelope glycoprotein 140 of Clade C / trimeric, recombinant HIV-1 envelope glycoprotein 140 containing motifs of multiple HIV-1 variants, adjuvanted with aluminium phosphate [Clade C gp140/ Mosaic gp140], decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0237/2018

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

25-1-2019

ConvaTec Australia devices

ConvaTec Australia devices

Recall of multiple products - potential for breaches of sterile packaging

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

14-1-2019


Revised guideline aims to strengthen global approach to development of new antibacterial medicines

Revised guideline aims to strengthen global approach to development of new antibacterial medicines

Revised guideline aims to strengthen global approach to development of new antibacterial medicines

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

10-1-2019


Orphan designation: Peptides YMFPNAPYL, SGQAYMFPNAPYLPSCLES, RSDELVRHHNMHQRNMTKL and PGCNKRYFKLSHLQMHSRKHTG, Treatment of multiple myeloma, 26/10/2018, Positive

Orphan designation: Peptides YMFPNAPYL, SGQAYMFPNAPYLPSCLES, RSDELVRHHNMHQRNMTKL and PGCNKRYFKLSHLQMHSRKHTG, Treatment of multiple myeloma, 26/10/2018, Positive

Orphan designation: Peptides YMFPNAPYL, SGQAYMFPNAPYLPSCLES, RSDELVRHHNMHQRNMTKL and PGCNKRYFKLSHLQMHSRKHTG, Treatment of multiple myeloma, 26/10/2018, Positive

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

18-12-2018


Human medicines European public assessment report (EPAR): Vabomere, meropenem / vaborbactam, Urinary Tract Infections,Bacteremia,Bacterial Infections,Respiratory Tract Infections,Pneumonia,Pneumonia, Ventilator-Associated, Date of authorisation: 20/11/20

Human medicines European public assessment report (EPAR): Vabomere, meropenem / vaborbactam, Urinary Tract Infections,Bacteremia,Bacterial Infections,Respiratory Tract Infections,Pneumonia,Pneumonia, Ventilator-Associated, Date of authorisation: 20/11/20

Human medicines European public assessment report (EPAR): Vabomere, meropenem / vaborbactam, Urinary Tract Infections,Bacteremia,Bacterial Infections,Respiratory Tract Infections,Pneumonia,Pneumonia, Ventilator-Associated, Date of authorisation: 20/11/2018, Status: Authorised

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

25-9-2018

Single use devices should not be reused. Your health care provider or emergency personnel may be able to assist you in obtaining a supply of single use devices during an emergency. Click the link to find out how to safely reuse multiple use devices:  http

Single use devices should not be reused. Your health care provider or emergency personnel may be able to assist you in obtaining a supply of single use devices during an emergency. Click the link to find out how to safely reuse multiple use devices: http

Single use devices should not be reused. Your health care provider or emergency personnel may be able to assist you in obtaining a supply of single use devices during an emergency. Click the link to find out how to safely reuse multiple use devices: https://go.usa.gov/xPjCj  pic.twitter.com/yVSNlc5Qb0

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

6-8-2018

Scientific guideline:  Draft guideline on the use of minimal residual disease as a clinical endpoint in multiple myeloma studies, draft: consultation open

Scientific guideline: Draft guideline on the use of minimal residual disease as a clinical endpoint in multiple myeloma studies, draft: consultation open

The guideline aims to address the use of undetectable minimal residual disease (MRD) as an intermediate efficacy endpoint in controlled randomised clinical studies in patients with multiple myeloma (MM), adequately designed to demonstrate efficacy by relevant hard endpoints. MRD as an endpoint in this context would allow earlier approval of new drugs pending final confirmatory data.

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency