5 tips for optimal lab efficiency biofire filmarray

5 tips for optimal lab efficiency biofire filmarray

Post Views: 131 Over the last few years, the medical industry has experienced a challenging time. Amid the global pandemic of Covid-19, labs worldwide have had to pull double shifts to cope with the ever-increasing volume of output while maintaining quality and standards in the results generated. Optimising lab efficiency has, therefore, become a priority.…

Molecular Methods and Platforms for Infectious Diseases Testing

Molecular Methods and Platforms for Infectious Diseases Testing

Post Views: 598 Molecular assays have considerably improved the field of infectious disease diagnostics, especially with the superior responsiveness and specificity linked by presenting clinical laboratories with accurate and rapidly obtained results. Recent advancements in Molecular Diagnostics and the availability of commercial Nucleic Acid Amplification Techniques (NAATs) based assays have transformed the way researchers perform…

Facts of Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses and their Impact

Facts of Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses and their Impact

Post Views: 661 What is Influenza (Flu)? Influenza (flu) is a transmittable respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. The flu is an infectious respiratory illness  that infects the nose, throat, and lungs; it can cause mild to severe illness. Grave results of flu infection may necessitate hospitalization or even cause death. The best method to…

Evaluation of the BioFire FilmArray Panel in Clinical Diagnostics

Evaluation of the BioFire FilmArray Panel in Clinical Diagnostics

Post Views: 1,218  The Biofire Filmarray System is an FDA, TGA, and CE-IVD, certified multiplex PCR system. It assimilates samples for detection, amplification, preparation, and analysis. It is a simple system that only requires a hands-on time of two minutes and a run time of an hour to get the fastest results in assisting hospitalized…