Respiratory Viral Panel, PCR

The BioFire Respiratory Panel 2.1 (RP2.1) is a PCR-based multiplexed nucleic acid test intended for use with the BioFire®
FilmArray® 2.0 or BioFire® FilmArray® Torch Systems for the simultaneous qualitative detection and identification of multiple
respiratory viral and bacterial nucleic acids in nasopharyngeal swabs (NPS) obtained from individuals suspected of
respiratory tract infections, including COVID-19.


Respiratory Viral Panel, PCR


The following organism types and subtypes are identified using the BioFire RP2.1:

AdenovirusBordetella parapertussis
Coronavirus 229EBordetella pertussis
Coronavirus HKU1Chlamydia pneumoniae
Coronavirus NL63Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Coronavirus OC43
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Human Metapneumovirus
Human Rhinovirus/Enterovirus
Influenza A, including subtypes H1, H3 and H1-2009
Influenza B
Parainfluenza Virus 1
Parainfluenza Virus 2
Parainfluenza Virus 3
Parainfluenza Virus 4
Respiratory Syncytial Virus