Transwab® Pernasal Amies Charcoal MW173C


Transwab® single with ultrafine twisted wire, Amies medium - with charcoal, designed for nasopharyngeal specimens, including paediatric.   The bud type is Rayon.

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

Recommended applications

Nasopharyngeal and paediatric.


  • Transwab® medium (Amies) for recovery of aerobes, anaerobes and fastidious organisms.
  • Flexible ultrafine twisted wire shaft for nasopharyngeal sampling.


  • Charcoal enhances recovery of fastidious microorganisms.

Product option(s):

Code Name Colour Length Quantity Pack size No. in case Shelf life
MW173C Transwab® Pernasal Amies Charcoal Light blue 15cm 1 125 1000 2 years