FilmArray

The FilmArray integrates sample preparation, amplification, detection, and analysis into one system and is capable of detecting greater than 21 targets in one sample in less than 1 hour. Freeze-dried reagents are stored in a pouch into which the user injects water and sample.

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Availability: Military Only

Christina Flowers
U.S. Sales Account Manager
Christina.flowers@biofiredefense.com
+1 800 735 6544
390 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
USA
www.biofiredefense.com
Manufacturer
bioMérieux, Inc.
Product Name
FilmArray
Detection Category
Biological
Detection Principle
Molecular;
Detection Method
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) ;
Application
Emergency Response; Detection;
Product Model Number
FLM2-ASY-0103
Equipment Type
Instrument
Product Synopsis
The FilmArray integrates sample preparation, amplification, detection, and analysis into one system and is capable of detecting greater than 21 targets in one sample in less than 1 hour. Freeze-dried reagents are stored in a pouch into which the user injects water and sample.
Availability
Military Only
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
User Feedback Sources
MRIGlobal hands-on experience
Supporting Documentation
Docs: BioMerieux - FilmArray.pdf;
Dimensions
10 x 15.5 x 6.5 in (254 x 394 x 166 mm)
Weight
20 lbs (9.1 kg)
Power Requirements
90 to 264 V AC, External Power: 24 V DC
Transportability
Person-Portable
Durability
Transportable
Operating Conditions
15 to 30°C (59 to 86°F)
Consumables
Reagent pouches
Solvents/Reagents
Sample Hydration solution, reagent pouches
Calibration Schedule
Not Specified
Suggested Routine Maintenance
Not Specified
Available Accessories
Hard sided rolling case
Data Analysis Support Equipment
laptop. Windows based instrument control and data analysis software.
Communications Interface
Not Specified
Expected Operational Life
Not Specified
Shelf Life
7 months
Unit Cost
$49,500.00 instrument, $1,080 per 6 pack assay
Maintenance Cost
$180 per test
Tested For Biological Agents
Biological threat pathogens (18 viral, 3 bacterial): B. anthracis (Anthrax), Brucella melitensis, Burkholderia, Clostridium botulinum, Coxiella burnetii, Ebola virus (Zaire), EEE virus, F. tularensis (Tularemia), Marburg virus, Ricinus communis, Rickettsia prowazekii, Variola virus, VEE virus, WEE virus, Y. pestis (Plague), Orthopox virus, Botulinum toxin, Staph Enterotoxin B (SEB), Smallpox
Other Biological Targets
Influenza A/B, Parainfluenza 1-4, human rhinovirus, human metapneumovirus, Coronavirus, Adenovirus, pertussis, pneumoniae, candida, meningitidis, E. coli, proteus, baumannii, mecA, van A/B, KPC, streptococcus, listeria, enterococcus, herpes
Number of Library Entries
Not Specified
Customize For New Targets
Yes
Sample Introduction
Liquid
Sensitivity/Detection Limits
Comparable to common singleplex molecular methods
Known Interferents/Inhibitors
Not Specified
Start Up Time (From Cold Start To Sample Ready)
< 5 minutes
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
< 55 minutes
Total Run Time
Not Specified
Alarm Capability
Audible
Software Control
On-board, PC
Operator Skills Required
Non-technical background
Training Available
Yes
Manuals Available
Not Specified
Reachback Service
Not Specified
Warranties
Not Specified
ITAR Export Regulations
Not Specified
IATA Shipping Restrictions
Not Specified
Data File Type Format
Not Specified
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