Appropriate specimen collection and transport are important to the accurate laboratory diagnosis of infectious diseases. Not only personnel operating skills but also a proper specimen collection and transport system are essential attributes for reliable diagnosis results. It is suitable for the collection, and transport of clinical specimens.
The Phosphate Buffer Saline system consists of a plastic, stand-up tube with a screw cap filled with a universal transport medium. Specimens need to be placed into the tube containing the transport medium immediately after sample collection and submitted to the laboratory as soon as possible. It is recommended that 2~8°C is the most appropriate temperature for specimen transportation.