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16th September 2019  Content supplied by: Medical Wire & Equipment Co

Flu Season - Which Swab Will You Choose?


∑-Virocult®

For viruses

Classic virus transport keeps viruses viable for culture and epidemiology, and is also fully compatible with all the leading molecular and POCT platforms.  Virocult medium is particularly suitable for respiratory viruses such as all the strains of Human Influenza A or B, as well as STD’s and enteric viruses. Available with choice of swab types.  For more information ∑-Virocult®

∑-VCM™

For viruses, chlamydia & mycoplasma

Also for viruses, but also suitable for other respiratory pathogens including mycoplasmas and chlamydia. Suitable for culture but also fully compatible with molecular and POCT platforms. Also suitable for Neisseria gonorrhoeae. VCM medium is also particularly suitable for respiratory viruses including all the strains of Human Influenza A or B, as well as STD’s and enteric viruses. Available with choice of swab types. For more information ∑-VCM™

∑-MM™

The Terminator

When culture is never going to be required, ∑-MM™ rapidly kills pathogens making the specimen safe, but preserving DNA and RNA for full analysis. Specimens become safe and stable for transport at ambient temperatures. It is effective for viruses, including human influenza, mycobacteria and bacteria. Any nucleases in the specimen are immediately inactivated, ensuring any DNA or RNA is preserved intact for testing. ∑-MM™ can be used with swabs and other specimens.

Perfect specimens whatever your technology!


    

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Date Published: 16th September 2019

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