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"There is almost no sample prep. It has very little hands on. No data interpretation, results reported as detected/not detected. "Review date:
25 Feb 2014 | The FilmArray Multiplex PCR System
The FilmArray: User-Friendly Multiplex PCR
Simple meets Easy meets Fast.
The FilmArray integrates sample preparation, amplification, detection, and analysis all into one complete process that delivers results in about an hour. Training is minimal and you only need 2 minutes of hands-on time with no precise pipetting required.
Get results in about an hour.
The FilmArray pouch stores all the necessary reagents for sample preparation, reverse transcription-PCR, PCR, and detection in a freeze-dried format. Just inject hydration solution and an unprocessed sample. The FilmArray takes care of the rest.
First, the FilmArray extracts and purifies all nucleic acids from the unprocessed sample. Next, the FimArray performs a nested multiplex PCR. During the first stage, the system performs a single, large volume, multiplexed reaction. Finally, individual, singleplex second-stage PCR reactions detect the products from the first-stage PCR.
Using endpoint melting curve data, the FilmArray software automatically generates a result for each target.
Simplicity is in the software.
The FilmArray Software walks you through the entire process. When the run is complete, the software analyzes and reports results in a simple, easy-to-read format.