Abbott Labs recalls two COVID test kits after false positives

A unit of Abbott Laboratories is recalling two COVID-19 lab test kits over concerns they can potentially issue false positives, the FDA announced on Thursday.

The tests that have been recalled are the Alinity m SARS-CoV-2 AMP and the Alinity m Resp-4-Plex AMP, from unit Abbott Molecular Inc, and have been recalled as a Class 1 recall, the most serious type.

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