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Lab Based BioSurveillance

FilmArray® BioSurveillance System
Fully Automated BioDetection

The FilmArray BioThreat Detection System revolutionizes and simplifies biodetection for the warfighter. This advanced system is capable of environmental BioSurveillance and performing FDA-cleared patient diagnostic tests. The lab-based system tests a single, unknown sample against multiple targets for dozens of bacterial and viral pathogens. The easy-to-use FilmArray integrates sample prep and extraction, amplification, detection, and analysis all in a single instrument. Only 2 minutes of hands-on time is required to operate the FilmArray with a comprehensive report available in an hour.

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Benefits from a Complete Product Solution

Multi-Use: Used for BioThreat Detection and Pandemic BioSurveillance.   Easy-to-Use: Automated protocol requires limited hands-on time and training.
Fully Automated: Sample prep, amplification, identification, and reporting. Single Instrument Integration: Reduce the amount of equipment and consumables.
Quick Test Times: Results in 1 hour. Network: Interoperable with global information grid.
Freeze-dried Reagents: Room temperature stable. More BioThreat Targets: Test 17 pathogens in one run.
More Sample Types:Integrated sample prep removes PCR inhibitors and allows BioThreat detection in challenging environmental sample types such as soil and clay.

Setting up the FilmArray is Easy
FilmArray Loading Station

The Following Assays are Tested in the FilmArray BioThreat Panel:
• Bacillus anthracis, 3 Targets
• Brucella melitensis, 2 Targets
• Burkholderia, 2 Targets
• Clostridium botulinum
• Coxiella burnetii, 2 Targets
• Ebola virus (Zaire)
• EEE virus
• F. tularensis, 2 Targets
• Marburg virus, 2 Targets
Ricinus communis
• Rickettsia
prowazekii, 2 Targets
• Staphylococcus aureus

• Variola
• VEE virus, 2 Targets

• WEE virus

• Yersinia pestis, 2 Targets

• Orthopox virus, 2 Targets
The Following Assays are Tested in the FilmArray Respiratory Panel: FDA Cleared
Coronavirus HKU1
Coronavirus NL63
Influenza A
Influenza A H1
Influenza A H1 2009
Influenza A H3
Influenza B
Parainfluenza 1
Parainfluenza 2
Parainfluenza 3
Parainfluenza 4
Respiratory Syncytial Virus
Rhinovirus / Enterovirus


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