Which Siemens IMMULITE, RIA and DADE Controls will be discontinued and migrated to Bio-Rad controls?
The chart provided in Attachment 1, Table 1 shows the IMMULITE and RIA controls that will be discontinued and migrated to Bio-Rad equivalent controls. The chart provided in Attachment 2, Table 1 shows the DADE controls that will be discontinued and migrated to Bio-Rad equivalent controls.
Which Siemens IMMULITE, Dimension, and Dimension Vista Controls will continue to be available from Siemens?
The chart provided in Attachment 1, Tables 2 and 3 show the IMMULITE and RIA controls that will continue to be available from Siemens. The chart provided in Attachment 2, Tables 2 and 3, show the Dimension and Dimension Vista controls that will continue to be available from Siemens.
How do I convert to Bio-Rad Controls?
To proceed with your control conversion, please contact your local Bio-Rad representative or Bio-Rad distributor. Siemens recommends that you allow sufficient time for the IMMULITE, RIA and Dade control conversions. Please refer to Attachment 1, Table 1 (IMMULITE &RIA) and Attachment 2, Table 1 (Dade) for all inventory discontinuation dates so you can plan accordingly.
What should I do if I have a contract that includes Siemens IMMULITE, RIA and/or DADE Controls?
Your local Siemens representative will be contacting you to facilitate the conversion.
How will I troubleshoot my QC, when the Siemens Controls identified in Table 1 are no longer available?
For Bio-Rad controls, your local Bio-Rad Customer Service Center will assist you. Additionally, through participation in Bio-Rad’s Unity InterLaboratory Program, you may access the Bio-Rad website at www.qcnet.com to locate the data appropriate for your lot of Bio-Rad control.
To view the Siemens/Bio-Rad brochure, worldwide Bio-Rad contact information, and information on equivalent Bio-Rad controls, go to: www.siemens.com/diagnostics-controlbrochure. You will continue to contact Siemens to address questions related to all Siemens products, including Siemens labeled controls.
I have more questions, where can I get a complete list of frequently asked questions and answers as well as more details on the migration?
For the most up-to-date information and for the complete list of frequently asked questions (FAQs), visit: www.siemens.com/qc.
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