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Copan Diagnostics™ UriSponge™: Urine Specimen Collection, Preservation and Transport System

Allows safe collection and preservation of urine specimens without the added expense and hazard of hypodermic urine transfer straws

Manufacturer:  Copan Diagnostics™ 8C023S01.A

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Catalog No. 23-600-529

This item has been discontinued by the manufacturer and is no longer available. Please call customer service for assistance: 1-800-766-7000.



  • Urine collection device combines a plastic tube and a screw cap with attached sponges impregnated with boric acid and sodium formate urine preservatives
  • Maintains viability of bacteria at refrigerated and room temperature for up to 48 hours
  • No hypodermic needle urine transfer straw needed, eliminating potential injury and sharps disposal costs
  • Reduce repeat collections from patient due to inaccurate filling of boric acid tubes
  • Automatically processed on WASP™ using its built-in spinner, which easily elutes urine from the sponges prior to planting and streaking
  • If processed manually, simply centrifuge the tube to release urine from the sponge


UriSponge™ Polyurethane Foam Sponge Urine Collection Device
Individually packaged in peel pouch
Tube size: 12 x 80 mm
Safe, Shatterproof Polypropylene Skirted Tube
10 x 50 pieces per case
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