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BioFire Diagnostics receives a de novo clearance by the FDA for the FilmArray® Meningitis/Encephalitis panel continuing its extremely favorable business momentum

09 October, 2015

FilmArray® expanded menu, with a fourth panel, is the largest available on a molecular biology multiplex platform

BioFire Receives FDA Clearance for the FilmArray® 2.0 System

26 February, 2015

New system delivers higher throughput, single database management and minimized footprint

BioFire Defense, a bioMérieux company, receives fast-track authorization of FilmArray® Ebola Test

27 October, 2014

Marcy l’Etoile (France) - October 27, 2014 - BioFire Defense, LLC of Salt Lake City, UT announced today that it has received Emergency Use Authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its commercial FilmArray® Ebola test (BioThreat-E test™).

bioMérieux VIRTUO™, the new generation of blood culture system, is CE-marked

23 July, 2014

Marcy l'Etoile, France, July 23, 2014 - bioMérieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, announces that VIRTUO™, the new generation of BacT/ALERT®, has been CE-marked. This uniquely innovative automated blood culture microbial detection system further enriches the offering of the BacT/ALERT® product range and is now commercially available in targeted countries that recognize CE marking. The enhanced performance of the system will help laboratories provide rapid results to clinicians to help maximize laboratory efficiency and facilitate better patient outcomes.

bioMérieux strengthens its Clostridium difficile offer with the launch of VIDAS® C. difficile GDH

26 February, 2014

bioMérieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, is pleased to announce that the launch of VIDAS® C. difficile GDH makes it the only company with the width to provide solutions for C. difficile according to different laboratory settings, patient conditions and medical needs. 

BioFire Submits 510(k) Application to FDA for FilmArray® Gastrointestinal Panel

19 February, 2014

BioFire Diagnostics, LLC today announced that it has submitted the FilmArray Gastrointestinal (GI) Panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for 510(k) clearance. The comprehensive FilmArray GI Panel tests for over 20 common bacteria, viruses and parasites that cause infectious diarrhea.

bioMérieux finalizes acquisition of the U.S. company BioFire, specialized in molecular biology

16 January, 2014

bioMérieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, announces that it has finalized its acquisition of 100% ownership in BioFire Diagnostics Inc., a privately held U.S.-based company specialized in molecular biology. The agreement to purchase BioFire was first announced on September 4.

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