TRANSWAB® ENT Amies Charcoal

TRANSWAB® Gel Amies ENT is an aluminium wire with a narrow bud for ear, nose, throat, and urethral sampling. Charcoal is needed to neutralise bacterial toxins and other inhibitory substances.

It 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

Ear, nose, throat, and Urethral.

  • TRANSWAB® medium (Amies) for recovery of aerobes, anaerobes and fastidious organisms
  • Wire shaft with narrow bud for urethral sampling with minimal discomfort
  • Charcoal enhances recovery of fastidious microorganisms
  • Transport at ambient or refrigerated temperatures.
  • Open weave bud for optimum release and improved sensitivity in diagnostic tests.
  • Charcoal enhances recovery of fastidious strains.
Product Codes
Code Cap colour Swab length Pack size No. in a case Shelf life
MW172C Orange 15cm 125 1000 2 years
Document Name
MSDS MW172C (Transwab® with Charcoal Amies with Straight Wire Shaft)
Document Name
Transwab Amies
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Medical Wire & Equipment
Corsham, Wiltshire
SN13 9RT

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