Chlamydia Transwab with ENT twisted wire shaft

Code       : MW935
Colour     : Yellow

Quantity : 125


Chlamydia specimen collection and transport system

Intended applications: Urethral


Material Safety Data Sheet (PDF opens in new window)

Description: The product comes with a white plastic shaft swab with rayon bud. The swab is mounted in the yellow 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 Chlamydia transport medium 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 chlamydia transport medium. After recording the patients details on the printed label, the Transwab is despatched to the laboratory.


Features: Non-rolling tube, Bell-cap with dual seal for secure handling and containment of specimen, Chlamydia Transwab medium for transport and recovery of live organisms, suitable for inoculation into McCoy's cells, Plastic shaft – inert, non-toxic, Rayon bud – recommended material for transport of live microorganisms, Tamper-evident seal on tube, 12 month 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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