BioFire Blog

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.

How the BioFire System Empowers an Emergency Medicine Physician

Learn how Dr. Louis Frazier uses fast, pathogen-specific results from the BioFire® FilmArray® RP2 & ME Panels to help diagnose patients in Nashville.

A Lab Manager’s Take on Rapid Syndromic Testing from BioFire

According to Dave Myers, the BioFire System has “been a game-changer" in his laboratory. Read his full take on rapid syndromic testing from BioFire.

How Epidemiology Began with a London Water Pump

In 1854, a physician named John Snow removed a water pump’s handle—and it changed the world.