BIOFIRE® FILMARRAY® Meningitis/Encephalitis (ME) Panel by bioMérieux USA

Manufacturer bioMérieux USA  |  Available Worldwide
4.7
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5.0
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The BIOFIRE ME Panel tests for 14 of the most common bacterial, viral, and fungal pathogens associated with central nervous system infections. It requires just one test,  one small sample of cerebrospinal fluid, and about one hour to provide accurate results.
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Average Rating: 4.7
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  • Organization: Holy Name Medical Center



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Faster TAT, reliable
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area: respiratory

"High accuracy with ease of use"

Review date: 30 Jun 2023 | BIOFIRE® FILMARRAY® Meningitis/Encephalitis (ME) Panel
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  • Member since: 2023

  • Organization: Amin family practice



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Awesome testing menu.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Respiratory

"Great product for any office. Easy to use."

Review date: 17 Apr 2023 | BIOFIRE® FILMARRAY® Meningitis/Encephalitis (ME) Panel
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  • Member since: 2015

  • Organization: Tri Cities Laboratory



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Easy to use, walk away system with high accuracy.
Rating: 4.0

  • Application Area:Used for respiratory panel testing

"Great results, broad panel for Respiratory infection diagnosis."

Review date: 27 Jan 2017 | BIOFIRE® FILMARRAY® Meningitis/Encephalitis (ME) Panel
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  • Member since: 2015

  • Organization: Arkansas State University - Beebe



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Biomerieux has clearly exceeded its expections with this product.
Rating: 4.7

  • Application Area:Backup in Microbiology/Send-out testing

"This product provides excellent reliability; I'm impressed. TATs are definitely minimized."

Review date: 12 Aug 2016 | BIOFIRE® FILMARRAY® Meningitis/Encephalitis (ME) Panel

Distinguishing bacterial from viral meningitis based on clinical presentation alone is challenging because patients tend to present with similar, flu-like symptoms. Patients are typically treated with broad-spectrum antibiotics until a pathogen is identified. The BIOFIRE ME Panel is fast, easy, and comprehensive, drastically reducing the time to diagnostic results.

  • Tests for 14 of the most common bacteria, viruses, and fungi associated with central nervous system infections
  • While traditional meningitis tests take up to 48 hours, the BIOFIRE ME Panel delivers results in about one hour
  • Pathogen-specific results may lead to targeted therapy, potentially decreasing the use of antibiotics and hospital length of stay.

Product Overview

BIOFIRE<sup>®</sup> FILMARRAY<sup>®</sup> Meningitis/Encephalitis (ME) Panel by bioMérieux USA product image

BIOFIRE® FILMARRAY® Meningitis/Encephalitis (ME) Panel

Manufacturer bioMérieux USA  |  Available Worldwide

4.7 / 5.0 | 4 reviews