Medical Wire Transwab™ Amies Transport System for Aerobes and Anaerobes: Amies

Self-contained transport swab with semisolid medium


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Catalog No. 23-691-002

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    Closure Color Black
    Quantity 125 Pack
    Shaft Plastic
    Swab Configuration Single
    Shelf Life 2 Year(s)
    Certifications/Compliance CE, MDD, IVD, CLSI M40
    For Use With (Application) Wound, skin, urogenital and throat
    Length (English) 5.9 in.
    Length (Metric) 15cm
    Product Type Transwab™ Amies Charcoal

    Maintains specimens in best condition for accurate diagnosis.

    Amies Medium

    • With or without charcoal
    • Preferred for most specimens because the inorganic buffer ensures maintenance without overgrowth
    • Straight, plastic for most speciments
    • Duo versions have two removable plastic shafts for sampling multiple body sites or additional sampling
    • Straight wire for urethral, ENT and some eye specimens
    • Fine flexible twisted nichrome wire for nasopharyngeal specimens
    Open-Weave Rayon Bud
    • Completely non-toxic
    • Allows good sample collection
    • Promotes high release of microorganisms onto plates or into broth
    Safe Loop Design
    • Twisted wire swabs feature looped nontoxic soft rayon fiber
    • No hidden sharp edges
    • Supports safe collection of nasopharyngeal, urethral, ENT, pediatric specimens
    Cap and Color Coding
    • Shrouded safety “Bell Cap”
    • Double seal, inside and outside tube, protects both user and specimen
    • Color-coded caps offer ease of selection according to specimen type
    Low Bioburden
    • Reliable Gram Stains
    • Medium contains no more than 1 nonviable bacterial cell per 20 high-powered microscopic fields
    Shelf Life
    • Two year shelf life stored at ambient temperature

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