Firefly Dx

The Firefly Dx system combines a single use sample prep and reagent PCR cartridge with a bluetooth enabled communication device. The system is capable of processing a variety of sample types, including whole blood, buccal and nasopharyngeal swabs, urine, and environmental field samples. Multiplex real-time PCR allows detection of multiple targets in a single sample.

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Availability: In Development

+1 561 805 8000
1690 South Congress Avenue, Suite 201
Delray Beach, FL 33445
USA
http://www.psidcorp.com/
Manufacturer
PositiveID Corporation
Product Name
Firefly Dx
Detection Category
Biological
Detection Principle
Molecular; Molecular Spectroscopy;
Detection Method
Polymerase Chain Reaction; Fluorescence;
Application
Laboratory Analysis;
Equipment Type
Instrument
Product Synopsis
The Firefly Dx system combines a single use sample prep and reagent PCR cartridge with a bluetooth enabled communication device. The system is capable of processing a variety of sample types, including whole blood, buccal and nasopharyngeal swabs, urine, and environmental field samples. Multiplex real-time PCR allows detection of multiple targets in a single sample.
Availability
In Development
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
5
User Feedback Sources
Indifferent/No user feedback
Supporting Documentation
Docs: Positive ID - Firefly DX.pdf;
Weight
<30 lbs.
Transportability
Handheld
Solvents/Reagents
Lyophilized reagents for sustained storage
Expected Operational Life
Indefinite
Shelf Life
>5 years
Unit Cost
$1,000; $5 to $25 per sample
Tested For Biological Agents
B. anthracis (Anthrax), Y. pestis (Plague), F. tularensis (Tularemia), Ebola
Other Biological Targets
Zika, influenza, HPV, MRSA, E.Coli, whole blood, buccal and nasopharyngeal swabs, urine, and environmental field samples.
Sample Introduction
Liquid
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
<15 minutes
Total Run Time
Minutes
Software Control
On-board
Manuals Available
Yes
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