BioFire Defense

Safeguarding Humanity

BioFire Defense develops, manufactures, and sells the fastest, highest-quality machines in the world for real-time detection of pathogens and emerging infection diseases. This technology including DNA amplification, real-time thermocycling and Hi-Res Melting. Our complement of products include the FilmArray and RAZOR EX instruments along with our Hi-Res Melting dyes and kits and our expanding line of freeze-dried reagents and DNA/RNA purification kits.

RAZOR EX BioDetection System The RAZOR EX system detects and identifies biological agents using cutting edge technology. Made for field use, the RAZOR EX is compact, lightweight, and easy to use. It is a field PCR unit that is fast, with ultra-reliable DNA based results. Created for first responders and front line military troops, it is easily operated while working in protective equipment under extreme conditions. The new battery powered unit includes Bluetooth capabilities, bar code reader, and a bright, easy to read color screen.

The RAZOR EX uses BioFire’s patented pouch system—integrated freeze-dried reagents and special packaging for incomparable ease of use. BioFire has a selection of pre-formatted pouch configurations for the most common bioterror threats as well as the ability to custom formulate the pouches for individual needs.

FilmArray BioSurveillance SystemThe FilmArray® is able to identify, in a closed system, dozens of the most lethal viruses and bacteria, including emerging infectious diseases. The easy-to-use, syringe-loaded system represents the next generation in automated detection systems.

The FilmArray uses a plastic pouch with automated capabilities, including sample preparation, reverse transcription for RNA viruses, and a two-stage nested multiplex PCR process. The results are a revolutionary detection system in a lightweight, small-footprint format.


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+1 801-262-3592


+1 801 447-6907

BioFire Defense
79 West 4500 South, Suite 14
84107, Salt Lake City

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