For the collection of nasopharyngeal or oropharyngeal specimens, including SARS-CoV-2.
Specimens may be collected by qualified healthcare personnel.
100% medical grade flocked nylon
1.8 ± 0.2 mm
Choice of two breakpoints:
80 mm (fits most standard 5mL, 10mL, 12mL, 15mL tubes)
90 mm (fits most standard 10mL, 12mL, 15mL tubes)
Individually-sealed, sterile, flocked, nasopharyngeal swab with plastic, breakable shaft.
Proprietary nylon tip flocking process optimizes specimens collection and instant, spontaneous elution in media with up to 95% release
No-slip, frosted, flexible plastic handle with molded breakpoint, ergonomic & anatomic designs for optimal patient comfort and efficient sample collection
Compatible with most diagnostic molecular and antigen tests
Tilt patient head back and insert swab into nostril until swab collar touches the outside of the nose.
Once swab is in place, rotate in a circular motion 2 times and keep in place for 10-15 seconds for optimal sample collection.
Remove swab from patient and insert tip into an acceptable viral transport medium.
Break swab shaft against the side of the tube, and close the lid.
Transport specimen to testing laboratory.