Pack price (GBP): £99.11 Ex-works
Pack size: 100

Amies Charcoal
TS/5-8 - Probact Amies Charcoal medium in tube. Includes Plasticised Paper shaft/Cotton mini tip swab in peel pouch (M40 compliant)


For Patient use - Probact Amies Charcoal medium in tube. Includes Plasticised Paper shaft with Cotton mini tip swab in peel pouch (M40 compliant).

Recommended For:Clinically significant samples especially urethral sampling, but can be used to transport most fastidious & non-fastidious Micro-organisms

Ideal For:
48 hour transport of microbiological samples (including clinical) for fastidious, non-fastidious, aerobic and anaerobic microorganisms including:

Pseudomonas spp., Streptococcus spp., Haemophilus spp., Bacteroides spp., Peptostreptococcus spp., Fusobacterium spp., Propionibacterium spp., Prevotella spp., Neisseria spp., anaerobes, microaerophilics.

Known Limitations:
1. DO NOT REUSE. Single use Device that is not suitable for re-work or reuse.

2. Recovery after 48 hours wil be unpredictable and target organisms will be lost. Fatty acid sensitive strains will give decreased recovery or be stressed in the presence of cotton.

Shelf Life: 2 years.

Sterilisation Method:
Gamma Irradiation to achive a SAL of 10-6

Applicable Standards:
CE Marked : In vitro diagnostic medical device. M40-A2; Quality Control of Microbiological Transport Systems.

Code Name Colour Length Quantity Pack size No. in case Shelf life
TS/5-8 Amies Charcoal n/a n/a 1 100 n/a 2 years