• #1162490
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  • Hardy Diagnostics #R99

Transport Media Viral Transport Medium Beige Tube Format

MEDIA, VIRAL TRANSPORT HDX TU 3ML (20/PK)

Features
  • Swabs sold separately
  • Hardy Diagnostics Viral Transport Medium is recommended for the collection and transport of clinical specimens for the recovery of viral agents including, but not limited to, Herpes Simplex Type I, Herpes Simplex Type II, Cytomegalovirus (CMV), Influenza A, Influenza B, Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), Echovirus, Adenovirus, etc
  • For use with nasopharyngeal swabs: Insert swab into the nostril parallel to the palate; leave the swab in place for a few seconds to absorb secretions
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Cultivation or Test Type
Collection of Specimens in Sterile Environments Recommended for the Collection and Transport of Clinical Specimens for the Recovery of Viral Agents
Type
Anaerobic Media Viral Transport Medium
Volume
3 mL Fill 7 ml
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McKesson #1162490
Manufacturer #R99
ManufacturerHardy Diagnostics
Country of OriginUnited States
ApplicationTransport Media
ColorBeige
Cultivation or Test TypeRecommended for the Collection and Transport of Clinical Specimens for the Recovery of Viral Agents
Dimensions15 X 120 mm
FormatTube Format
Storage RequirementsRequires Refrigeration
TypeViral Transport Medium
UNSPSC Code41104116
Volume3 mL Fill
Features
  • Swabs sold separately
  • Hardy Diagnostics Viral Transport Medium is recommended for the collection and transport of clinical specimens for the recovery of viral agents including, but not limited to, Herpes Simplex Type I, Herpes Simplex Type II, Cytomegalovirus (CMV), Influenza A, Influenza B, Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), Echovirus, Adenovirus, etc
  • For use with nasopharyngeal swabs: Insert swab into the nostril parallel to the palate; leave the swab in place for a few seconds to absorb secretions
  • For use with oropharyngeal swabs (e.g. throat swabs): Swab the posterior pharynx, avoiding the tongue
  • All specimens should be shipped in compliance with all federal, state, hospital, or public health laboratory guidelines
  • Viral Transport Medium consists of Modified Hank's Balanced Salt Solution, supplemented with animal protein and sucrose for virus stabilization
  • A buffer solution is used to maintain pH at 7.3 +/- 0.2; Phenol red is the pH indicator
  • Selective agents are added to inhibit bacterial and fungal contaminants
  • The medium acts as a cryoprotectant to ensure virus stabilization through freezing and thawing