COVID-19 tests recalled over false negatives – The Hill

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by Jacob Burbrink – Digital Investigative Reporter and Producer and Nexstar Media Wire | Dec. 13, 2022
INDIANAPOLIS (WXIN) — Several production lots of COVID-19 tests are being recalled because there is an increased chance they may give false negative results.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said the recall involves around 11,102 Detect COVID-19 Tests. The tests were shipped to customers from Jul 26, 2022, through Aug. 26, 2022.
Detect Inc. says that while they have not received any reports of false positives, it is recalling the tests out of an abundance of caution.
The lot numbers can be found on the side of the test box along with the use-by date. The following products are subject to recall:
Anyone with the recalled COVID-19 tests should throw them away and contact Detect Inc. for a full refund. The company said if a person tries to use the recalled tests in the company’s app, they will be alerted about the recall.
Anyone with questions can contact Detect Inc. at (855) 322 3692 or email the company at
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