Viscous swab in tube and Stuart transport medium, Sterile microbiological swab with a viscous tip in Stuart's medium,

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Sterile microbiological swab with a viscous tip in Stuart's medium

  • Sterile, sterilized by γ (gamma) radiation
  • Dimensions: 150 mm length of plastic handle;
  • 12 mm cotton tip length
  • Polypropylene tube with plastic stopper and Stuart's transport agarose medium
  • Shelf life: 18 months
  • Packaging: 100 pcs.; individually wrapped

 REGULATION (EU) 2017/745

Tube dimensions

diameter: 12 mm and length 150 mm

Length of tampon with stopper

150 mm

Height of the Stewart gel in the tube

42 mm

Amount of Stewart medium

10 ml

Expiry date

18 months

Product storage conditions

2 – 25  C

Storage temperature after sampling

from 2  C tо 8  C

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Quantity per carton /large package/


Viscous swab in tube and Stuart transport medium

A viscous swab in tube is a type of medical sample collection device that is used to obtain a specimen from a patient. The swab is typically composed of a long, thin handle and a soft, absorbent tip that is coated with a viscous material. The purpose of the viscous material is to help to preserve the specimen and prevent it from drying out or becoming contaminated. The swab is inserted into the patient's mouth, throat, or other body site to collect the specimen, and then the tip of the swab is broken off and placed into a transport medium, such as Stuart transport medium. Stuart transport medium is a type of sterile liquid that is used to preserve and transport bacterial and fungal specimens from a patient to a laboratory for further analysis. The transport medium contains a combination of nutrients and chemicals that help to maintain the viability of the microorganisms during transport.

A viscous swab in tube and Stuart transport medium are useful tools for collecting and transporting medical specimens for laboratory analysis. Proper selection, handling, and use of these devices are crucial to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the results obtained from the specimen.