TRANSWAB® Pernasal Amies comes with an Ultrafine twisted wire, with Amies medium. It is designed for nasopharyngeal including paediatric specimen collection. This version has charcoal in it. 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.
Nasopharyngeal and paediatric specimen collection
|Code||Cap colour||Swab length||Pack size||No. in a case||Shelf life|
|MW173C||Light blue||15cm||125||1000||2 years|
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