Swab Testing Kits
Hutchison International Swab Testing Kits are optimised for the collection, stabilisation and transportation of samples of coronavirus (COVID-19), influenza, bird flu, hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD) and measles. The kits consist of a sterile disposable swab, a sample tube with cap, a transport medium and a biohazard bag.
All Hutchison International flocked swabs provide optimal specimen collection from the oral cavity, throat and nasopharynx. The swab tip is constructed using jet embedded nylon flock technology, creating a soft brush which promotes hydraulic assimilation of liquid specimens.
Swab Testing Kit: Shaft
The shaft is made from durable, medical grade plastics (PP or ABS) and features a moulded breakpoint to guarantee a clean and safe break at the correct point to suit the collection tube.
Swab Testing Kit: Tube
The sample collection tube is marked with a volume indicator, making delivery of the optimum volume of sample straightforward.
Option to include glass beads in the collection tube that improve elution of sample into the transport medium.
Swab Testing Kit: Transport Medium Types
A range of transport medium types and volumes are available to suit client requirements.
Swab Testing Kit: Preservation Solutions
The application of these preservation solutions maximises yields and purity of RNA collected from samples and maintains sample viability until testing.
Swab Testing Kit: Packaging Options
Several packaging options are available to suit a variety of applications.
Swab Testing Kit: Alternative Kits
Alternative kits are also available for collection and transportation of other viruses, such as chlamydia, mycoplasma and ureaplasma specimens.
All Hutchison International Swab Testing Kits are sterilised to ensure safe use without risk of infection.