TRANSWAB® Amies Duo Charcoal

TRANSWAB® Duo Charcoal comes with a plastic shaft with two swabs. The buds on the swabs are rayon type. Two swabs are used for multiple testing or sampling from multiple sites. Charcoal is used to neutralise bacterial toxins and other inhibitory substances.

TRANSWAB® Duo Charcoal is used for the recovery of aerobes, anaerobes and fastidious organisms. TRANSWAB® Gel Amies with charcoal is available with a rayon bud type.

All  TRANSWAB® products comply with the CLSI standard M40-A2. This standard is for the Quality Control of Microbiology Specimen Transport Devices.

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Recommended applications

Wound, skin, urogenital, throat, and multiple sites.

  • Semi-solid Amies medium for routine sampling
  • Two rayon bud swabs
  • Ideal for MRSA screening
  • Two swabs so multiple testing becomes possible
  • One swab can be tested immediately the other at the laboratory
  • Sampling of multiple sites for enhanced screening of MRSA
Product Codes
Code Cap colour Swab length Pack size No. in a case Shelf life
MW169C White 15cm 125 1000 2 years
Document Name
MSDS MW169C (Transwab® with Charcoal Amies with Duo Swab)
Document Name
Transwab Amies
TRANSWAB® Amies Duo Charcoal articles and clinical studies

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+44 (0) 1225 810361


Medical Wire & Equipment
Corsham, Wiltshire
SN13 9RT

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