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[Irish Medicines Board] Irish Medicines Board safety notice. (21 May 2014)

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The IMB advises the public:

1) Do not buy or use the iCARE HIV 1&2, iCARE Syphilis, iCARE Gonorrhea or iCARE Chlamydia rapid screen self-test kits sourced either on-line or from any shop / supplier.
2) Contact your GP or pharmacist if you have (or think you may have) purchased or used an iCARE self-test STI kit. If affected, consider the need to re-test.
3) Do not buy medical devices from websites that you have not verified.

The IMB advises that healthcare professionals:

1) Notify the IMB of any suspected or confirmed incidents of patients having purchased and/or used iCARE HIV 1&2, iCARE Syphilis, iCARE Gonorrhea or iCARE Chlamydia rapid screen self-test kits.
2) Advise affected patients of the need to re-test.


Item Type:News
Source:Irish Medicines Board
Date:21 May 2014
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Subjects:J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Basic prevention categories > Targeted prevention
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health related prevention > Health information and education > Communicable disease control > HIV prevention
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VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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