Transwab© Pernasal Plain

Code       : MW173P
Colour     : Light blue

Quantity : 125


Transwab® Pernasal with Plain Medium with Fine Flexible twisted wire shaft

Intended applications: Nasopharyngeal, Pediatric


Material Safety Data Sheet (PDF opens in new window)

Description: The product comes with a fine flexible twisted nichrome wire shaft swab with rayon bud. The swab is mounted in the light-blue bell-cap swab holder. In use, the shrouded Bell-Cap grips both the inside and outside of the transport tube to prevent accidental contact with potentially infectious parts of the swab or tube while ensuring containment of the specimen. The transport tube contains Transwab� medium without charcoal, based on Amies�€™ formulation


Method of use: The specimen is collected from patient with the swab, using the bell-cap as a holder. The swab is inserted into the transport tube, and despatched to the laboratory after recording the patients details on the printed label.


Features: Non-rolling tube, Bell-cap with dual seal for secure handling and containment of specimen, Transwab� medium (modified Amies) without charcoal, Generous fill ensures good protection for anaerobes, Fine twisted nichrome wire shaft –non-toxic, non-inhibitory for fastidious organisms, flexible for safe and accurate nasopharyngeal sampling process. Suitable for use with small animals, Rayon bud with safe loop design – recommended material for transport of live microorganisms, In addition to our normal testing procedures, this product is specifically tested for the recovery of Bordetella pertussis, Tamper-evident seal on tube, 2 year shelf-life


Regulatory: CE-marked and conforms to: European Medical Devices Directive (93/42/EEC), 1993, Official Journal of European Communities, L169 European In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices Directive (98/79/EC), 1998, Official Journal of European Communities, L331/1


Quality Assurance: Medical Wire & Equipment is approved to ISO 9001:2000, ISO 13485:2003 for the design and manufacture of sterile medical devices, and the design and manufacture of sterile and non-sterile in-vitro diagnostic devices.

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