Transtube© ENT

Code       : MW177
Colour     : Orange

Quantity : 125


Transtube® liquid transport system

Intended applications: Urethral, ENT, Eye, Pediatric

Description: The product comes with a fine straight aluminium wire shaft swab with rayon bud. The swab is mounted in the orange 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 liquid Transtube� medium based on Amies formulation within a foam pad. Both swab and transport tube are contained within an easy-to-open peel pouch


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, the base of which is gently squeezed to ensure that the bud is moistened with the Transtube® medium. After recording the patients details on the printed label, the Transtube® set is despatched to the laboratory.


Features: Non-rolling tube, Bell-cap with dual seal for secure handling and containment of specimen, Transtube� medium (modified Amies) liquid, Straight wire shaft –non-toxic, non-inhibitory for fastidiuous organisms, rigid for safe and accurate control of sampling process. Ideal for urethral, aural and ocular specimens, or for use with small animals, Rayon bud – recommended material for transport of live microorganisms, 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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