RAZOR Mk II BioDetection System

The RAZOR® Mk II System detects and identifies biological agents using cutting edge PCR technology.

The RAZOR® Mk II System 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.

Not For Diagnostic Use

 

  • PCR Technology

    Identifies biological agents using PCR technology; this provides ultra-reliable DNA based lab analysis in the field.

  • Field Portable

    A compact, battery powered system with an onboard computer providing everything you need for testing in the field.

  • PPE Friendly

    Created for first responders and front line military troops, this system comes with large push buttons and simple user interface making it easy to operate while working in protective equipment.

 

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Benefits from a Complete Product Solution

  • Simultaneously tests up to 12 real time PCR samples.
  • Results in 30 minutes.
  • Freeze-dried reagents; just add sample and water.
  • Validated for sensitivity and specificity on the RAZOR Mk II System.
  • Simple wizard-based user interface.
  • Automated qualitative analysis and text delineated exportable data.

BioFire offers ready-to-use, freeze-dried reagent pouches for the detection and identification of pathogens and biothreat agents. Each test kit is optimized and validated for the RAZOR instruments and has been manufactured under our cGMP quality system. Each pouch kit contains all of the items necessary for sampling, sample preparation and real-time PCR in a simple, convenient format. Now public health labs, research labs, and first responders have the ability to obtain reference laboratory, quality results in a wide variety of field conditions.

BioThreat Detection Kits

Simple set-up, one hour to results

Each Detection Kit comes with the following items: Assay target pouch, RAZOR Sample Prep Kit containing reagent grade water, blunt cannula tipped syringes, sample collection vials, breakpoint swabs, and graduated transfer pipettes.

Benefits of our Pre-loaded Pouches

  • Our freeze-dried reagents provide incredible benefits to those seeking fast results and unparalleled accuracy.
  • No pipetting or centrifugation required. Reduced set-up time and uniform results.
  • Freeze-dried reagents for easy use and storage. Reduced errors from inappropriate handling of reagents.
  • All assay components in one pouch: primers, probes, enzymes, and buffers.
  • Durable plastic pouch prevents cross-contamination.
  • Storage at room temperature.

 

The 10® Target Screen Kit

1 Test. 10 BioThreat Targets in less than an Hour.

The Ten® Target Screen Kit is a leap in capability for the RAZOR system. With the development of BioFire’s universal control and unique inhibition control, users now have the ability to test for 10 category A and B pathogens in one pouch. In 30 minutes, 10 sensitive and reliable results are available with minimal set up.

Targets

  • Anthrax
  • Brucella
  • Botulism A
  • Coxiella
  • E. coli 0157
  • Tularemia
  • Ricin
  • Salmonella
  • Smallpox
  • Plague

Specifications

  • Sample Types: liquid or powder sample.
  • Sample Volume: 3 mL; Not For Diagnostic Use.
  • Storage Conditions: Freeze-dried in durable plastic pouches. Room temperature storage.
  • Kit Contents: Includes 1 test pouch and supplies.

Kit Part No. PATH-ASY-0061

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RAZOR B. anthracis 3 Target Kit

1 Test, 3 Anthrax Targets in less than an Hour.

This reagent kit is designed to test for DNA from Bacillus anthracis, targets 1 (Assay 1), 2 (Assay 2) and 3 (Assay 3), from any unknown liquid or powder sample.

Targets

  • B. anthracis – Target 1
  • B. anthracis – Target 2
  • B. anthracis – Target 3

Specifications

  • Sample Types: liquid or powder sample.
  • Sample Volume: 3 mL; Not For Diagnostic Use.
  • Storage Conditions: Freeze-dried in durable plastic pouches. Room temperature storage.
  • Kit Contents: Includes 1 test pouch and supplies.

Kit Part No. PATH-ASY-0007

Training Pouches

Training pouches allow you to keep current on your test sampling and running techniques. These kits contain all of the items that come in the standard pouch kits and come in a variety of formats providing training for real-world scenarios.

RAZOR Training Pouch (Color Dyes)
Used for pouch loading basic training
PATH-ASY-0005
RAZOR Simulant (The 10) Training Pouch
Used for The 10 pouch training
PATH-ASY-0091
RAZOR Yeast Kit
Used for advanced training (4×3 format)
PATH-ASY-0006

Empty Reagent Pouches

These pouches come vacuum sealed and are designed for research and development and customer designed assay kits. The RAZOR Sampling and Preparation Kit (S/P) is not included with empty pouches and a minimum purchase is required with empty pouches.

RAZOR 4×3 Empty Reagent Pouch PATH-ASY-0001
RAZOR 12×1 Empty Reagent Pouch PATH-ASY-0002
RAZOR 6×2 Empty Reagent Pouch PATH-ASY-0003