BioFire® Respiratory 2.1 (RP2.1) Panel Updates and New Features

The BioFire Respiratory 2.1 Panel was the first respiratory panel to be granted FDA De Novo marketing authorization for SARS-CoV-2 detection. Learn more.

The Benefit of Point-of-Care Diagnostic Testing

Point-of-care diagnostic testing has many benefits including being more convenient for patients. Learn about BioFire's point-of-care testing solutions.
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How Does Molecular Diagnostic Testing Work?

Molecular diagnostics tests can provide laboratories with critical advances in accuracy & speed compared to traditional standard of care methods.
Lab technician loading a syndromic testing pouch into the BioFire® Torch System.

Best Uses of BioFire SARS-CoV-2 Syndromic Testing Based on Updated WHO Guidelines

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Here's what users of BioFire’s SARS-CoV-2 syndromic testing solutions should know in response to the WHO's updated testing guidelines.

Respiratory Trivia Quiz

Coughing, sneezing, wheezing—the symptoms may be similar, but can be caused by a variety of viruses & bacteria. Test your respiratory knowledge in this quiz!

What Are Viruses? Viruses 101

Viruses have co-existed with humans well before our our earliest evolutionary origins. Learn all about viruses, how they operate, & how they are diagnosed.
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RSV: An Often-Unknown Respiratory Danger

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Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is one of several respiratory pathogens that are active during what’s known as flu season. Learn more.

7 Ways to Protect Against Respiratory Season

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The news media calls it flu season. But healthcare providers know it’s much more than that—it’s respiratory season, the time of year when several cold and influenza viruses circulate widely, filling doctors’ offices, urgent care clinics, and emergency rooms with miserable patients. And this year, COVID-19 is expected to greatly compound the misery for everyone.

The History of Coronaviruses and Humanity

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What we don't know about COVID-19 still outweighs what we do know, however, COVID-19 isn't the first coronavirus to infect humans. Learn more about coronaviruses.
Lab technician loading a syndromic pouch into the BioFire® System.

PCR: The Foundation of Syndromic Testing

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Polymerase chain reaction technology is at the heart of our mission here at BioFire: to provide syndromic infectious disease diagnostic solutions that help make the world a healthier place.