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Viral transport medium offered using Virocult®

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Viral transport medium: Virocult® and ∑-Virocult® offer combined collection and transport systems for viruses, incorporating a specially formulated liquid transport medium, which is M40-A Compliant.

Virocult® has long been recognised as one of the leading transport devices for viruses, demonstrating survival of many types of virus at ambient temperatures, including Herpes Simplex Virus, Varicella-Zoster Virus, Influenza Type A (includes Novel H1N1v, H5N1, and H3N2), Influenza Type B, Respiratory syncytial virus, mumps virus, adenovirus, rhinovirus, and enteroviruses.

∑-Virocult® combines  Sigma-Swab® with Virocult® medium which can be used with traditional cell culture techniques, and is compatible with new molecular techniques including RT-PCR.  ∑-Virocult® offers exceptional convenience with a choice of fill volume, vial size, swab type and comes with a 12 month shelf life.

 
 

Viral transport medium offered using Virocult® products:

 

Sigma Virocult®

Integral swab capture, fully compatible with Molecular & Traditional protocols.

Sigma Virocult® Duo

Two swabs for one transport tube. 

Sigma Virocult® ENT

Narrow shaft and bud for nasopharyngeal or urethral sampling. 

Sigma Virocult® Duo ENT

Two swabs for one transport tube. 

 

Sigma Virocult® Media

Small vial, medium only, 1.0ml fill.

Sigma Virocult® (Large)

Large vial with 2.0ml medium and a standard Sigma swab.

Sigma Virocult® (Large) Duo

Large vial with 2.0ml medium, two standard Sigma swabs for one transport tube.

Sigma Virocult® (Large) ENT

Large vial with 2.0ml medium and a single Mini-Tip Sigma Swab.

Sigma Virocult® (Large) Duo ENT

Large vial with 2.0ml medium, one standard Sigma Swab and one Mini-Tip Sigma Swab.

Sigma Virocult® (Large) Media

Large vial, 2.0ml fill for medium only.

Sigma VCM™

Integral swab capture, fully compatible with automated aystems, molecular and traditional protocols.

Sigma VCM™ ENT

Narrow shaft and bud for nasopharyngeal or urethral sampling.

Sigma VCM™ Duo ENT

Two swabs for one transport tube.

Sigma VCM™ Media

Small vial, VCM™ medium only.

 

Sigma VCM™ (Large)

Sigma VCM™ large vial with 3.0ml medium, standard Sigma swab.

Sigma VCM™ (Large) ENT

Sigma VCM™, large vial with 3.0ml medium, single Mini-Tip Sigma swab.

Sigma VCM™ (Large) Duo ENT

Sigma VCM™, large vial with 3.0ml medium, one standard and one Mini-Tip Sigma swab.

Sigma VCM™ (Large) Duo

Sigma VCM™, large vial with 1.5ml or 3.0ml medium, two standard Sigma swabs.

Sigma VCM™ (Large) Media

Large vial, VCM™ medium only, 3.0ml fill.