FilmArray NGDS Warrior Panel

Brief Description

The FilmArray NGDS Warrior Panel is a qualitative, multiplexed, nucleic acid-based in vitro diagnostic test intended for use with the FilmArray 2.0 system.  The FilmAarry NGDS Warrior Panel detects and identifies Ebola virus and Marburg virus nucleic acids directly from human whole blood (EDTA).  The FilmArray NGDS Warrior Panel is intended to test individuals with signs and symptoms of infection from biothreat agents and individuals who are at risk for exposure or may have been exposed to these agents.

Laboratory Unit

Molecular Biology 


FilmArray NGDS Warrior Panel Testing

Specimen Collection

Whole blood:

Collect a minimum of 200uL in a sterile EDTA tube.


Consultation with district epidemiologist required prior to submission.

Whole blood can be maintained at refrigerated temperature (2-8°C) during transit. 

Acceptable Specimen Type(s)

Whole blood

Test Request

Possible Results

  • Positive 
  • Negative 
  • Unsatisfactory  

Reference Range


Unacceptable Conditions

  • Missing testing requisition form
  • Missing minimum of 2 patient identifiers
  • Improper labeling
  • Specimen damaged, broken, or leaked in transit
  • Improper storage/transport of specimen
  • No specimen received (empty collection tube).
  • Wrong specimen type
  • Low volume (< 200uL)
  • Culture isolates
  • Environmental samples

Interfering Substances


Result Reported

1-2 business days

Turnaround times may be affected by the scale of the event.


No charge

LOINC/Order Codes

LRNT125 (Order code: BTC07100)

Additional Information

This test will only be used in response to a biothreat event.  Requestor must contact GPHL at 1-866-PUB-HLTH (1-866-782-4584) prior to submitting specimens for testing.