Pack price (GBP): £88.53 Ex-works
Pack size: 100

Amies Clear
TS/5-17A Probact Amies Clear medium in 3 inch tube (75mm), includes 3 inch Polystyrene shaft/cotton tip swab in peel pouch (M40 compliant)


Probact Amies Clear medium in 3 inch tube(80mm), includes 3 inch Polystyrene shaft/Cotton tip swab in peel pouch (M40 compliant)

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

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

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

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

2. Recovery after 24 hours will be unpredictable and target organisms will be lost. Fatty acid sensitive strains will give decreased recovery or be stressed in the presence of cotton.

Health professionals should consider all diagnosis routes alongside gram staining - Please click here to see references:

Rolling swab method etc. Also suitable for microscope use (microscopy).

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-A Quality Control of Microbiological Transport Systems.

Code Name Colour Length Quantity Pack size No. in case Shelf life
TS/5-17A Amies Clear n/a n/a 1 100 n/a 2 years