BioFire® FilmArray® 2.0

With single database management of up to 8 instruments per computer, the BioFire® FilmArray® 2.0 can test up to 175 samples a day. Its LIS-interfacing capabilities enable simplified test ordering and send outs, quicker turnaround times, and increased accuracy by minimizing manual data entry. Detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in nasopharyngeal swabs in transport media from individuals suspected of COVID-19 by their healthcare provider. For use under the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) by CLIA Moderate and High Complexity Laboratories. (Approved Mar. 23, 2020)

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Christina Flowers
U.S. Sales Account Manager
Christina.flowers@biofiredefense.com
+1 800 735 6544
390 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
USA
www.biofiredx.com/products/filmarray/
Manufacturer
bioMérieux, Inc.
Product Name
BioFire® FilmArray® 2.0
Detection Category
Biological
Detection Principle
Molecular;
Detection Method
Polymerase Chain Reaction;
Application
Emergency Response;Detection;Laboratory Analysis;
Equipment Type
Instrument
Product Synopsis
With single database management of up to 8 instruments per computer, the BioFire® FilmArray® 2.0 can test up to 175 samples a day. Its LIS-interfacing capabilities enable simplified test ordering and send outs, quicker turnaround times, and increased accuracy by minimizing manual data entry. Detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in nasopharyngeal swabs in transport media from individuals suspected of COVID-19 by their healthcare provider. For use under the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) by CLIA Moderate and High Complexity Laboratories. (Approved Mar. 23, 2020)
Availability
Commercially Available
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
User Feedback Sources
Indifferent/No user feedback
Weight
>50 lbs.
Transportability
Person-Portable
Operating Conditions
15 to 30°C (59 to 86°F)
Solvents/Reagents
Sample Hydration solution, reagent pouches
Available Accessories
Hard sided rolling case
Data Analysis Support Equipment
Laptop. Windows based instrument control and data analysis software
Communications Interface
BioFire® FilmArray® System LIS Connectivity
Maintenance Cost
$180 per test
Tested For Biological Agents
Biological threat pathogens (18 viral, 3 bacterial): B. anthracis (Anthrax), Brucella melitensis, Burkholderia, Clostridium botulinum, Coxiella burnetii, Ebola virus (Zaire), EEE virus, F. tularensis (Tularemia), Marburg virus, Ricinus communis, Rickettsia prowazekii, Variola virus, VEE virus, WEE virus, Y. pestis (Plague), Orthopox virus, Botulinum toxin, Staph Enterotoxin B (SEB), Smallpox
Other Biological Targets
Influenza A/B, Parainfluenza 1-4, human rhinovirus, human metapneumovirus, Coronavirus, Adenovirus, pertussis, pneumoniae, candida, meningitidis, E. coli, proteus, baumannii, mecA, van A/B, KPC, streptococcus, listeria, enterococcus, herpes, SARS-CoV-2
Adaptability
Yes
Sample Introduction
Liquid;
Start Up Time (From Cold Start To Sample Ready)
< 5 minutes
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
>15 minutes; < 55 minutes
Alarm Capability
Audible
Software Control
BioFire® FilmArray® System LIS Connectivity
Training Available
Yes
Manuals Available
Yes
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