Pack price (GBP): £74.84 Ex-works
Pack size: 100

TS/5-10 - Probact Amies Charcoal medium in tube, includes Polystyrene breakpoint shaft with Viscose Tip swab in peel pouch (M40 compliant)


For Patient use - Probact Amies Charcoal medium in tube, includes Polystyrene breakpoint shaft (at 45mm from tip / viscose 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:
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. Recommended for surface sampling including shallow wounds.

3. Unsuitable for certain sample areas (body cavities, twists, bends or where poor visibility is experienced) due to the inclusion of a breakpoint.

4. Recovery after 48 hours will be unpredictable and target organisms will be lost.

Shelf Life: 2 years.

Sterilisation Method:
Gamma Irradiation to achieve 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/5-10 Amies Charcoal n/a n/a 1 100 n/a 2 years