Transwab® ENT Amies Charcoal MW172C


Transwab® single with straight aluminium wire, Amies medium - with charcoal.  Designed for urethral and ear specimens.

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 (Amies) for recovery of aerobes, anaerobes and fastidious organisms.
  • Wire shaft with narrow bud for urethral sampling with minimal discomfort.
  • Charcoal enhances recovery of fastidious microorganisms.


  • 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
MW172C Transwab® ENT Amies Charcoal Orange 15cm 1 125 1000 2 years