VIRAL TRANSPORT MEDIUM + SWAB KIT

BioSci® Collection Kits
Viral TRANSPORT MEDIUM + Swab KIT

BioSci® VTM Tubes

BioSci VTM uses the CDC standard formulation for VTM.

Authorized for distribution under FDA Enforcement Policy for Viral Transport Media. 510k pending.

Specifications

      • Intended Use: For the collection, preservation, and transport of clinical specimens to a testing laboratory.

      • Tube Type: 10mL polypropylene plastic tube with screw cap

      • Swab Type: Choice of nasopharyngeal or oropharyngeal/anterior nasal nylon flocked swabs.

      • Media Type: Sterile VTM, standard CDC formulation. (2mL)

      • pH: 7.1-7.5

      • Storage: Cold or room temperature, 2-25°C

      • Sterile: Yes.

      • Swabs: Gamma sterilized

      • Media: Filter sterilized

Media Composition

    • Hank’s Balanced Salts Solution (HBSS)
    • Phenol Red
    • Bovine Serum Albumin (BSA)
    • HEPES Buffer
    • Gentamicin Sulfate
    • Vancomycin
    • Amphotericin B

Stability

      • Unused media may be transported and stored at room temperature, 15°C – 25°C.

      • Shelf life of unused media is 18 months.

      • After collection, samples should be stored and transported at 2 to 4°C for up to 48 hours.

      • If samples must be stored longer than 48 hours, it is recommended to cryopreserve them at -70°C.

Box Components

      • VTM tube, 2.0mL fill (20)

      • Sterile nasopharyngeal or oropharyngeal swabs (20)

      • VTM tubes and swabs are individually sealed together in a seal pouch.

      • 3” x 7” biohazard collection bags (20)

      • Instructions for Use (1)

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