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NEW YORK – Qiagen has issued a recall in the US for filter tips used with its QiaSymphony SP/AS (sample prep/assay setup) instruments, due to potential leaking issues that may lead to delayed or inaccurate results, the US Food and Drug Administration said in a safety bulletin issued late Friday afternoon.

The Class I recall is the most serious type, indicating that using the potentially faulty devices may cause serious injuries or death.

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