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Urethral swab MW172C
microbiologythroatwith transport medium

urethral swab
urethral swab
urethral swab
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urethral, microbiology
Sampling type
with transport medium, Amies, with charcoal

15 cm
(5.9 in)


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. Recommended applications Ear, nose, throat, and Urethral. Features 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 Benefits Transport at ambient or refrigerated temperatures. Open weave bud for optimum release and improved sensitivity in diagnostic tests. Charcoal enhances recovery of fastidious strains.


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