Sigma-Transwab Liquid Amies Media Swabs with Swab Capture

Liquid transport for automated processing systems and conventional inoculation and plating


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Catalog No. 23-691-017

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    Bottom Shape Conical
    Bud Material Polyurethane
    Color Purple
    Certifications/Compliance CE, M-40
    Closure Type Screw cap
    Product Type Medical Wire Swab
    For Use With (Application) For aerobic, anaerobic and fastidious microorganisms
    Includes Liquid amies medium
    Length (English) 5.9 in.
    Length (Metric) 15cm
    Shelf Life 2 Year(s)

    M40-A compliant, suitable for aerobic, anaerobic and fastidious microorganisms, and can be transported at ambient or refrigerator temperatures.

    Collect specimen with Sigma-Swab™ into tube with 1.0mL Liquid Amies Transport Medium.

    • With open-celled foam-tipped swab bud
    • Allows complete flow-through of reagents and microorganisms
    Amies Medium
    • Based on original Amies Medium, but without charcoal
    • Can be used immediately for Gram Stains at the time of collecting the specimen
    • Shatterproof polypropylene with conical base, skirted for freestanding on bench
    • Can be centrifuged
    Screw cap
    • Ensures secure holding of liquids
    • Cap incorporates swab capture mechanism: when swab is placed in the tube, snapped at its breakpoint, broken and cap is screwed home, the swab is “captured” securely so it is removed with the cap
    Standard Tips Options - Single, dual or triple swab units available: one white-shafted, standard “captured” swab, plus one or two additional standard swabs with red bases
    MiniTip - narrow, fine-tip shaft with foam tip without “captured” mechanism for pharyngeal and urethral speciments

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