BD Max System
BD Max System
BD Max System
BD Max System
BD Max System

BD MAX system

Redefine staff productivity with a fully integrated, automated molecular platform

The BD MAX system offers you an efficient path to improved laboratory outcomes by combining and automating extraction and thermocycling into a single platform capable of running both Health Canada approved and open system assays. Flexibility and standardization allow you to address the breadth of your testing needs.


The system provides highly sensitive and specific results through real-time PCR technology, and consistent results through standardized workflow and protocols.

Improve laboratory outcomes

Rapidly expanding menu and open system options help you address emerging testing needs.


The system is capable of running multiple specimen types and assays in a single run.


The system provides onboard lysis and extraction with pre-filled reagent strips, requiring minimal hands-on time per sample.


The system features integrated and fully automated extraction and thermocycling steps.

Ease of use

The system is CLIA moderately complex and easy to use.


The system is capable of running both Health Canada approved and open system assays.

Used for in vitro diagnostic testing for direct, qualitative detection

Assays available for BD MAX system
Cat. no. Description Testing e-catalogue
442994 BD MAX  Cdiff assay Clostridium difficile toxin B gene (tcdB) in human liquid or soft stool specimens
442963 BD MAX enteric bacterial panel Detection and differentiation of enteric bacterial pathogens
442960 BD MAX enteric parasite panel Direct detection of enteric parasitic pathogens
443812 BD MAX extended enteric bacterial panel Detection of less prevalent bacterial pathogens
441772 BD MAX GBS assay Group B Streptococcus (GBS) DNA in Lim broth cultures obtained from vaginal-rectal swab specimens from antepartum pregnant women
443985 BD MAX enteric viral panel Direct detection of the most common enteric viruses
443461 BD MAX MRSA XT  assay Rapid detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) DNA from nasal swabs
443419 BD MAX StaphSR assay Direct detection and differentiation of Staphylococcus aureus (SA) and MRSA DNA from nasal swabs
443712 BD MAX vaginal panel assay Direct detection of the three most common infectious cases of bacterial vaginosis, vulvovaginal candidiasis and trichomoniasis
442970 BD MAX CT/GC/TV assay Detection of Chlamydia trachomatis,  Neisseria gonorrhoeae and  Trichomonas vaginalis

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Open system reagents

The BD MAX system allows you to run your own open system tests to address emerging needs.*

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Please note, not all products, services or features of products and services may be available in your local area. Please check with your local BD representative.

* Notes

The BD MAX is Health Canada approved only when used with BD MAX IVD assays that have been licensed by Health Canada. IVD assays, research use only (RUO) assays and user-defined protocols (UDP) cannot be combined in the same rack.

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