TRANSWAB® Amies Duo Plain

TRANSWAB® Duo Plain is a media without charcoal. It  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.

Gel media is used in traditional culture techniques. TRANSWAB® gel medium (Amies) is good for recovery of aerobes, anaerobes and fastidious organisms.

All our TRANSWAB® products are compliant with the CLSI standard M40-A2. This standard is for the Quality Control of Microbiological 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
MW169P White 15cm 125 1000 2 years
Document Name
MSDS MW169P (Transwab® with Plain Amies with Duo Swab)
Document Name
Transwab Amies
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Medical Wire & Equipment
Corsham, Wiltshire
SN13 9RT

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