Swab based device for the direct collection and rapid processing of Staphylococcus aureus including MRSA screening specimens.

The product includes a 2ml vial of TSB enrichment broth and a swab which can be snapped into the vial. After collecting the specimen, the vial can be incubated for a few hours before inoculation onto a chromogenic agar medium for the direct detection and identification of MRSA.

Features and Benefits:

  • Recommended applications: The swab is used to collect specimen(s) in normal way from nose, throat, axilla, perineum, groin or rectum.
  • Tryptic soy broth with 6.5% Sodium Chloride
  • Choice of swabs (standard or rectal)
  • Compatible with all current automated processing.
  • Enrichment of specimens for direct plating on chromogenic agars
  • Simpler processing and faster turnaround times for MRSA screening specimens
  • Snap ‘n’ Cap format compatible with automated processing platforms
  • Shelf life: 1 year
  • Pack size: 125pcs