Bacterial vs. Viral Infections

Bacterial and viral infections are two distinct types of infections caused by different microorganisms—bacteria and viruses, respectively.

Spotfire Targeted vs. Expanded Panel

The benefit of low-plex and high-plex testing options on one platform, the BIOFIRE® SPOTFIRE® Respiratory Solution.

PCR vs. Antigen Testing: How Respiratory Diagnostics Will Shift Post-Pandemic

Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is a chemical process that rapidly and exponentially amplifies target nucleic acid.

Why Digestive Health is Important

Your digestive health impacts your immune system, your mental health, and your overall well-being. When you have a healthy digestive system, your gastrointestinal tract has a good balance of good bacteria and is able to properly digest and absorb nutrients.


bioMérieux recognized a critical gap in patient care and began developing the BIOFIRE® SPOTFIRE® System in 2016. Fast forward to 2023 and we have launched the SPOTFIRE SYSTEM.

How to Achieve Optimal Lab Efficiency: Tactics and Solutions

Laboratories face constant demands to do more with less. Here are some ways to optimize your lab for efficiency from equipment to processes.

Infective Endocarditis

Infective endocarditis or bacterial endocarditis is caused by bacteria that enters the bloodstream. Learn more about this rare, life-threatening disease.

Lab Professionals Save Lives: Recognizing Lab Week 2023

Laboratories face constant demands to do more with less. This week—and every week—lab professionals around the world deserve our recognition and appreciation.

Enterovirus and Human Parechovirus: A Closer Look at Childhood Pathogens

An overview of Enterovirus and Human Parechovirus and how the BIOFIRE® FILMARRAY® Meningitis/Encephalitis (ME) Panel can help quickly identify them to support optimal therapy for neonates and young children.

BIOFIRE® FIREWORKS™: The Ultimate Hub for Surveillance and System Data

FIREWORKS is a cloud-based data solution designed to give total insights & analytics into BIOFIRE System performance, utilization, pathogen surveillance, & laboratory workflow management.