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The story has been updated to include comments from BioMérieux.

NEW YORK (360Dx) – BioMérieux is recalling two of its Vitek 2 gram-positive antimicrobial susceptibility testing cards due to false results for some strains of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, the US Food and Drug Administration said today.

The agency said it has identified the recall as a Class I recall, the most serious type, as use of the cards may cause serious injuries or death.

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