Swab based device for direct collection and rapid processing of specimens screening for Streptocccus agalactiae.

Description

∑-GBS™ is one of the latest innovations from MWE and is a swab based device for the direct collection and rapid processing of specimens screening for Streptocccus agalactiae.

The product includes a 2ml vial of Lim broth (for the enrichment of Group B Streptococcus) and a swab which can be snapped into the vial. After collecting the specimen, the vial can be incubated for a few hours before inoculation onto a chromogenic agar medium for the direct detection and identification of Streptocccus agalactiae.

Recommended applications

Screening for Streptocccus agalactiae is normally performed in late pregnancy. The swab is used to collect specimen(s) in normal way from vagina and/or rectum.

Features

  • Lim Broth Medium
  • Enrichment of specimens ready for direct plating on chromogenic agar
  • Interfering bacteria inhibited, including E. coli
  • Liquid format compatible with automated processing platforms

Benefits

  • Simpler processing and faster turnaround
  • Convenient Snap ‘n’ Cap format for easy specimen handling.
  • Convenient format for screening for Group B Streptococcus colonisation

∑-GBS™

Swab based device for direct collection and rapid processing of specimens screening for Streptocccus agalactiae.

Product Options (Variants)

Code
MWGBS
EAN
05060259075056
Name
Sigma GBS™ Liquid GBS 2ml Standard Tip Polyurethane Foam
Color
Turquoise
Length
15cm
Qty
1
Pack Size
125
No. in case
1000
Shelf Life
6 months
Code
MWGBSPF
EAN
05060259075681
Name
Sigma GBS™ Liquid GBS 2ml Tapered Shaft Standard Tip PurFlock®
Color
Light Blue
Length
15cm
Qty
1
Pack Size
125
No. in case
1000
Shelf Life
6 months
Code
MWGBST
EAN
05060259075698
Name
Sigma GBS™ Liquid GBS 2ml with No Swab
Color
Turquoise
Length
Qty
1
Pack Size
50
No. in case
Shelf Life
6 months

documentation for

∑-GBS™

Document Type
MSDS
Document Name
MSDS MWGBSPF (Sigma GBS™PF )
Document Type
MSDS
Document Name
MSDS MWGBS (Sigma GBS)