Transport swabs: Microbiology swabs
The inventors and world's leading suppliers of Transport Swabs
Throat swabs, pertusis swabs, culture swabs, charcoal swabs, nasopharyngeal swabs with amies transport mediumFind out more
Culture swabs liquid: ∑-Transwab®
Liquid culture transport swabs
Enhanced specimen collection & transport for automated or manual processing.Find out more
Foam swabs: ∑-Swab® range
Advanced medium free transport systems
Enhanced specimen collection & transport without medium.Find out more
Universal transport medium: ∑-VCM™
Universal transport medium
Transport for viruses, chlamydia, mycoplasma, ureaplasma, & Neisseria gonorrhoea.Find out more
Viral transport medium: Virocult®
Virus transport system
∑-Virocult® and "classic" Virocult®: the world's leading transport system for virus specimens.Find out more
Dry swabs: Dryswabs™ range
For all your sampling requirements
A complete range of sample collection swabs.Find out more
Environmental Infection Control
Environmental infection control sampling devices.
Premoistened devices for sampling surfaces in patient environments.Find out more
Food microbiology testing
Microbiological surveillance devices
Environmental sampling devices for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries.Find out more
Forensic science supplies
Forensic science supplies
Swabs for human or scene-of-crime sampling.Find out more
Essential tools for every microbiology laboratory.Find out more
Amniotic fluid test
Detection of premature rupture of membranes.
Amnicator™ is an amniotic fluid test for the detection of premature rupture of membranes (PROM)during pregnancy.Find out more
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flu season with S-Virocult®
Acquisition. S-Virocult® with supersoft open-celled absorbent foam bud for the best specimen
Transmission. S-Virocult® proven to maintain viruses in a viable and stable condition during transport.
Processing. S-Virocult® compatible with culture, molecular and antigen tests
New scientific papers to download...
Eltringham & Sails 2013, Detection of viral DNA when comparing two bacterial transport systems
Assessing the ability of two commercially available bacterial storage and transport systems to be used in the detection of viral DNA. Storage conditions and the presence of contaminating bacteria were analysed in this project. Viral DNA could be detected following storage of up to 144 hours at 4ºC and room temperature for both systems.