The MWE FECAL TRANSWAB® is a convenient system for transporting faecal samples in small instrument-ready tubes, saving space, and making it easier to transport to laboratories.

It enables rectal sampling which has benefits, particularly in paediatric patients.

In addition, it simplifies and standardises stool sample collection, transport, and processing by converting solid or semi-solid specimens into liquid phase, in primary tubes, to facilitate automated faecal sample processing.

Proven to work with PCR systems and molecular techniques, detecting enteric pathogens. Molecular screening in the routine detection of enteric bacterial pathogens has proven to improve turnaround times, cost efficiency, and reduce clinical waste.

The diagnostics industry should make the most of molecular platforms for efficient handling, transport, and detection of pathogen for faster results.

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Recommended applications

Rectal and faecal sampling

  • Cary Blair transport media for faecal sampling
  • Easy to use
  • The highly visible red marker line indicates the safe limit for swab insertion
  • Leak proof vial
  • Compatible with automated and manual processing
  • High absorbency cellular flow bud for excellent absorption and release
  • Developed for the collection and transport of enteric microorganisms
Product Codes
Code Description Cap colour Swab length Pack size No. in case Shelf life
MW168S Liquid Cary Blair, media and swab Blue 15cm 125 1000 2 years
MW168PF PurFlock® Liquid Cary Blair Reb 15cm 125 1000 2 years
MW168T Liquid Cary Blair with No Swab Blue n/a 50 n/a 2 years
Independent Studies
Document Type
Independent Studies
Document Name
Laughlin 2019 Improved Sensitivity
Document Type
Independent Studies
Document Name
Molecular detection of Enteric Viruses
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