Thermo Scientific™

Sterilin™ UTM (Universal Transport Medium) Swabs

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Clinical Microbiology

Simplify collection, transport, maintenance and frozen storage of virus, chlamydia, mycoplasma and ureaplasma specimens. Suitable for cell culture, Rapid Antigen Detection, DFA, EIA, PCR and nucleic acid amplification assays. Thermo Scientific™ Sterilin™ UTM (Universal Transport Medium) Swabs are available as filled tube with separate swab or in a kit.
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  • Room temperature stable and incorporates a cryoprotectant
  • Formulation includes antibiotics to inhibit bacterial and fungal flora in patient samples
  • Free-standing polypropylene skirted tube with conical base enabling convenient sample preparation—simply vortex and inoculate direct into tissue culture
  • Available as filled tubes with a choice of separate individually wrapped swabs or a collection kit with the swab included
  • Glass beads in the tube help with the release and dispersion of the patient sample from the swab
  • All swabs feature molded breakpoint to enable safe, reliable breaking of the swab into the tube—enables the regular swab to be captured by the cap as it is replaced on the tube
  • CE marked as Class IIa in accordance with the Medical Device Directive 93/42/EEC (for transient invasive use)
Ordering Information
  • Available in UK only