∑-TSB™ is one of the latest innovations from MWE and is a swab based device for the direct collection and rapid processing of Staphylococcus aureus, incl. MRSA screening specimens.
The product includes a 2ml vial of TSB enrichment broth 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 MRSA.
The swab is used to collect specimen(s) in normal way from nose, throat, axilla, perineum, groin or rectum.