Important information on variances in results of select CoaguChek INR test strips
Roche Diagnostics has identified that specific lots of CoaguChek test strips were found to have shown greater than expected variances to laboratory methods for results greater than 4.5 INR.
A communication has been sent to CoaguChek customers in UK and Ireland that were found to have purchased the following lots of such CoaguChek test strips -
CoaguChek XS PT Test PST: from #272167 up to #334498 (Patient only pack)
CoaguChek XS PT Test: from #272167 up to #334498 (Patient and healthcare professional pack)
CoaguChek PT Test: from #272170 up to #353606 (Healthcare professional only pack)
The Patient Information Letter covering steps to take if you have purchased the above mentioned lots of CoaguChek can be accessed here.