Microbiology swab MW169C
MRSAthroatfor skin samples

microbiology swab
microbiology swab
microbiology swab
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Sampling type
throat, for skin samples
with transport medium, Amies, with charcoal
Other characteristics

15 cm
(5.9 in)


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. Recommended applications Wound, skin, urogenital, throat, and multiple sites. Features Semi-solid Amies medium for routine sampling Two rayon bud swabs Ideal for MRSA screening Benefits 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


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