Test Swabs & Transport Medium
COVID-19/SARS CoV-2 Nasopharyngeal Swabs and Transport Medium
Bartels® FlexTrans™ Transport Mediums
The Bartels® FlexTrans™ Transport Medium is intended to stabilize viruses (including COVID-19/SARS CoV-2), and suppress microbial contamination during transport of clinical specimens from the point of collection to the testing site. For in vitro Diagnostic Use. Store at room temperature, 2-8˚C or -70˚F. FlexTrans™ may also be used in rapid detection systems such as enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and direct fluorescent testing.
Each FlexTrans™ tube contains 2ml of transport medium in a 15ml conical centrifuge tube, allowing specimen collection, transport and processing in the same container. Medium contains Minimal Essential Medium supplemented with L-glutamine and Hanks Salts, bovine serum albumin, sucrose, amphotericin B, gentamicin and streptomycin buffered with HEPES Buffer to a pH range of 7.0-7.4. Phenol red is added as a pH indicator. The transport tube also contains glass beads to aid in the disruption of patient cells in the specimen, with subsequent release of viruses of chlamydiae into the medium. FlexTrans™ is available in a variety of packaging formats. Please contact a Customer Service Representative in the U.S. at 1-800-325-3424 option 3, or outside the U.S. at (353)1 276-9800 for additional information.
Each tube includes a label for patient name and date of specimen.
Product Code: B1029-90D
Kit: 50 tubes
Ultra-Thin Nasal & Nasopharyngeal Swabs
Ultra-Thin innovative nylon flocked swabs are a great choice for lab professionals conducting specimen collection.
The ergonomic design of the swab tip improves patient comfort and optimum specimen collection with each 100% Nylon fiber strand being a velvet-like brush creating thousands of collection points and rapid release into media. Each swab is wrapped in a sterile paper peel pouch for easy removal and use. The ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene) pre-molded shaft includes a break point to easily facilitate handle length reduction for placement in a transport media tube.
This swab is compatible with rapids, EIA, molecular, DFA, cytology, bacteriology, and viral culture applications. Please contact a Customer Service Representative in the U.S. at 1-800-325-3424 option 3, or outside the U.S. at (353)1 276-9800 for additional information.
Product # NCS4001