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Blood Culture ID

The Evolution of Bloodstream Pathogen Testing

With enhanced coverage and optimized assays, the BioFire BCID2 Panel is the evolution of syndromic testing for bloodstream pathogens.

Detect and Serve: How Respiratory Syndromic Testing Impacted an ID Physician

Infectious disease specialist Dr. Javeed Siddiqui, explains the difference the BioFire RP2 Panel has made to his practice.

Pneumonia Meets its Match with Molecular Testing from BioFire

Traditional testing methods often fail to determine the cause of pneumonia. The BioFire® FilmArray® Pneumonia (PN) Panel was made to meet this diagnostic challenge.

The Threat of Antibiotic Resistance—and How Syndromic Testing Can Help

Antibiotic resistance poses a significant threat to global public health. Learn how syndromic testing promotes antimicrobial stewardship.

Remembering Kary Mullis, Pioneer of PCR

Kary Mullis, the inventor of polymerase chain reaction, died in August 2019. Syndromic testing from BioFire is made possible by his groundbreaking work.

Fighting Infectious Disease with Syndromic Testing

BioFire is fighting back against the threat of infectious disease. Our syndromic approach to diagnostic testing turns questions into answers—so more doctors and patients can turn battles into victories.

Pneumonia Trivia Quiz

Pneumonia is a condition that is as common as it is complex. The BioFire® FilmArray® Pneumonia Panel can rise up to the challenge...can you?

What’s the Deal with Diarrhea?

We answer basic questions about diarrhea—including what it is, what causes it, and how it can be diagnosed and treated.

Improving ED Patient Management with the BioFire® FilmArray® System

Dr. Sameer Desai is an emergency medicine physician in Lexington, Kentucky, where he uses the BioFire RP and the BioFire ME Panel to help improve patient management in the emergency department.