TRANSWAB® Pernasal Amies Plain

TRANSWAB Pernasal Amies comes with an Ultrafine twisted wire, with Amies medium. It is designed for nasopharyngeal including paediatric specimen collection.

TRANSWAB Amies is a single swab with a rayon bud type.

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

Nasopharyngeal and paediatric specimen collection

  • TRANSWAB® medium (Amies) for recovery of aerobes, anaerobes and fastidious organisms
  • Rayon bud (open weave for optimum release of microorganisms)
  • Low bioburden
  • Flexible ultrafine twisted wire shaft for nasopharyngeal and paediatric sampling
  • Transport at ambient or refrigerated temperatures
  • Open weave bud for optimum release and improved sensitivity in diagnostic tests
  • Best for gram stains
Product Codes
Code Colour Swab length Pack size a case Shelf life
MW173P Light Blue 15cm 125 1000 2 years
Document Name
MSDS MW173P (Transwab® with Plain Amies with Ultrafine Twisted Wire Shaft)
Document Name
Transwab Amies
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