The tube is used for storing the buffer used for transport of viral specimens. This Unique Media Formulation contains antibiotics to prevent any microbial contamination and is in strict compliance with CDC guidelines. The VTM requires cold storage, so ice-packs are provided to maintain the temperature during the collection and transport of clinical specimens.
Specimen Collection Swabs
The oral and nasal swabs are designed for superior sample collection using unique nylon flocked fiber technology. They have a safe and reliable molded break-point and are ETO Sterilized.
- Option B: Polypropylene Tube
- Size: 15 x 98 mm
- Volume capacity: 10ml
- Cap: Screw-cap
Viral Transport Medium
- Option B:
- Ingredients: Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS), Hank’s Balanced Salt Solution (HBSS), Gentamicin, Amphotericin B, Polymyxin B, Sucrose, and Glucose
- Volume: 2ml, 2.5ml, and 3ml
- Color: Pink
- Storage: 2-30°C
Specimen Collection Swabs
- Material: Nylon flocked and Polyester
- Total length: 150mm
- Break-point: 71mm
- Length of sampling head: 18mm-19mm
- Sampling head diameter: 4.5-5.0mm
- Diameter of sampling handle: 2.5mm
- Storage tray (2x)
- Styrofoam box (1x)
- Ice-packs (4x)
Optional Accessories & Add-ons
Product Documents, Manuals & Brochures
VTM Kit Tubes - Product Guide
VTM Kit Swabs - Product Guide
VTM Swabs - Kenya PPB Certificate
VTM Kit - Kenya PPB Certificate
How is the Viral Transport Medium (VTM) and swabs supposed to be used?
Please refer to the IFU provided for detailed instructions.
What is the VTM and swabs used for?
Viral Transport Medium and Specimen Collection Swabs are used hand-in-hand for COVID-19 testing for collection of oral/nasal specimens and storing the viral transport medium for transport and preservation of clinical specimens such as viral (SARS-CoV-2) specimens, respectively.
Who can use this product?
The VTM and swabs are only to be used by a medical professional with relevant medical knowledge. Please consult your local healthcare provider or physician before use.
Will the VTM cause any adverse effect?
The VTM is not be consumed internally or applied externally, and therefore will not cause any adverse effect.
What happens after my sample has been collected?
The swab and tube containing the sample specimen will be sent for further analysis to the laboratory after which you will receive your results.
Studies & Trials
- 1x Box of VTM tubes (200pcs)
- 1x Box of propharyngeal swab (200pcs)
- 1x Box of nasopharyngeal swab (200pcs)
- 1x Box of biohazard ziplock bag (200pcs)
- 2x Storage tray
- 1x Styrofoam box
- 4x Ice-packs
Not available at this time