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Transwab® Amies Charcoal MW171


Transwab® gel medium (Amies) with charcoal; for recovery of aerobes, anaerobes and fastidious organisms.  Rayon bud type.

All clinical Transwab® products comply with the CLSI standard M40-A (for the Quality Control of Microbiology Specimen Transport Devices).

Recommended applications

Wound, skin, urogenital and throat.


  • Transwab® medium with charcoal (Amies) for recovery of aerobes, anaerobes and fastidious organisms.
  • Rayon bud (open weave for optimum release of microorganisms).
  • Low bioburden.


  • Transport at ambient or refrigerated temperatures.
  • Open weave bud for optimum release and improved sensitivity in diagnostic tests.
  • Charcoal enhances recovery of fastidious strains.

Product option(s):

Code Name Colour Length Quantity Pack size No. in case Shelf life
MW171 Transwab® Amies Charcoal Black 15cm 1 125 1000 2 years