Multiple Specimen Collection and Transport System Modified Liquid Amies
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ESwab® is the only liquid-based multipurpose collection and transport system that maintains viability of aerobic, anaerobic and fastidious bacteria for up to 48 hours at room and refrigerator temperature (GC up to 24h). ESwab® is a truly open platform suitable for automation, gram stains, traditional culture, and molecular assays. With a Flocked Swab and 1 ml of modified Liquid Amies, ESwab® elutes the entire sample into the medium providing to the lab aliquots of liquid sample suspension which can be used to run multiple tests from a single specimen collected from a patient. It represents an ideal collection and transport system to be used for automated liquid handling, such as Copan’s WASP®: Walk-Away Specimen Processor.