BioFire® Respiratory 2.1 (RP2.1) Panel by Biofire Diagnostics

Manufacturer Biofire Diagnostics  |  Available Worldwide
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The BioFire RP2.1 Panel  is a front-line test to help clinicians quickly diagnose respiratory infections, which present with nearly indistinguishable symptoms. Respiratory infections can be caused by many viruses and bacteria—not just SARS-CoV-2 or influenza. The BioFire RP2.1 Panel uses a molecular approach to accurately detect and identify the pathogens most commonly associated with respiratory infections. Detects and identifies 18 viral, including SARS-CoV-2, and 4 bacterial ... Read more


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Average Rating: 4.4
6 Scientists have reviewed this product

5 out of 5
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Value for money


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  • Member since: 2020

  • Organization: West Kendall Baptist Hospital



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    2 out of 5
    Value for money
    3 out of 5
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Excellent instrument and product. Zero communication with users.
Rating: 3.3

  • Application Area: Molecular microbiology

"Very bad communication between account manager and clients."

Review date: 08 Feb 2021 | BioFire® Respiratory 2.1 (RP2.1) Panel
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    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2019

  • Organization: Biomatrica



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    4 out of 5
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    2 out of 5
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Microbiology in a box.
Rating: 3.0

  • Application Area:Infectious diseases

"Seems easy to use but categorized as high complexity by FDA for use in USA."

Review date: 06 Aug 2019 | BioFire® Respiratory 2.1 (RP2.1) Panel
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  • Member since: 2013

  • Organization: Dr. Dang Lab



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    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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Very effective platform to rule out the infection
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Multiplex assays for molecular diagnostics

"Biofire is a vary effective platform to rule out the infection as earlier as 1 hr in. We are doing Respiratory and Gastrointestinal panel."

Review date: 18 Feb 2019 | BioFire® Respiratory 2.1 (RP2.1) Panel
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  • Member since: 2018

  • Organization: Torrance Memorial Medical Center



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    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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Highly recommended instrument. Ease of use and value for reagent cost.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Infectious Disease

"Service from Biofire is exceptional. The multiplex system was an easy decision based on the number of analytes and the ease of specimen preparation. A very good companion to flu season."

Review date: 31 Jul 2018 | BioFire® Respiratory 2.1 (RP2.1) Panel
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  • Member since: 2018

  • Organization: Saint Joseph Hospital



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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Fast, easy, great for patient care.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Molecular panel

"The ease of use on this instrument is second to none! The quick TAT allows for the clinicians to treat patients faster and with the right antibiotics! This product has been a saving grace during flu season this past year."

Review date: 31 Jul 2018 | BioFire® Respiratory 2.1 (RP2.1) Panel
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  • Member since: 2014

  • Organization: Covenant Medical Center



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Microbiology

"We changed from a DFA method to this PCR method. The sensitivity of the PCR is amazing. We are reporting more pathogens and providing the information in a more timely manner."

Review date: 24 Jun 2014 | BioFire® Respiratory 2.1 (RP2.1) Panel

The BioFire RP2.1 Panel  is a front-line test to help clinicians quickly diagnose respiratory infections, which present with nearly indistinguishable symptoms. Respiratory infections can be caused by many viruses and bacteria—not just SARS-CoV-2 or influenza. The BioFire RP2.1 Panel uses a molecular approach to accurately detect and identify the pathogens most commonly associated with respiratory infections.

  • Detects and identifies 18 viral, including SARS-CoV-2, and 4 bacterial targets
  • Results are available in about 45 minutes
  • Available for use with the BioFire® FilmArray® 2.0 and BioFire® FilmArray® Torch Systems