Liquid culture swabs from MWE called ∑-Transwab® are liquid culture swabs for automated and conventional processing of swab specimens.
This new specimen collection device which is M40-A Compliant, incorporates a screw cap tube and Liquid Transport Medium. The specimen is collected using ∑-Swab®, an open celled, polyurethane foam-tipped swab which allows complete flow through of reagents and micro-organisms. The specimen is then placed into the tube of liquid medium for transportation to the laboratory.
The micro-organisms in the specimen are dispersed through the medium, producing a uniform suspension ready for use, either conventionally or on an automatic specimen processing platform, or direct with many rapid molecular tests currently available.
Sigma Transwab® with standard Sigma swab. This features an integral swab capture, which is fully compatible with automated systems. The bud type is cellular foam.
Use for wound, skin and throat.
All clinical Transwab® products comply with the CLSI standard M40-A (for the Quality Control of Microbiology Specimen Transport Devices).
Sigma Swabs for optimum sample pick up and release.
Liquid phase allows rapid sampling.
Open cell flow through foam bud allows full access and release of sampled organisms.
Compatible with conventional and automated processing