Contains: 3 ml of Viral Transport Medium in 12 – 15 ml tube. With two sterile swab with breakpoint.
Product description: Path Cell Viral Transport Medium Kit is designed for collection, transport and preservation of virus. Specially formulated to retain optimum viability and virulence of viruses in the medium during transportation storage and preservation. It Contains HBSS, buffer, protective protein antibiotic, anti-fungal, cryo-protectant and phenol red in triple distilled water.
The sterile polyester swab packed individually or in pair with break point. Designed for collection of nasal and throat swab.
Composition : Proprietary. As per norm of ICMR & Centers for disease control and prevention. Validated.
Appearance: Clear & transparent.
Color: Light orange to light rosy.
pH: 7.3 +/- 0.2
Sterility: Sterile filtered
Observation: No bacterial or fungal growth appear with 14 days.
Instruction for use
Open paper-poly pouch, take out the swab. Collect sample from desired body part.
Dip the swab in viral culture medium.
Break extra length of swab.
Cap the viral transport media tightly.
Shake well the tube.
Storage and self life: Path Cell Viral Transport Medium Kit should be stored at 15-30 degree C. Self life – 12 months.
Specimen collection: Isolation of virus depends on method of collection, timing & sample processing.
Collect the specimen in acute phase if illness.
Transportation: After collection the specimen should be kept in freeze temperature – 2-8 degree C.
Keep the tube in dry ice during transportation.
Optimum temperature for transportation up to 18 hours – 2-8 degree C.
Preservation: Preservation temperature – (- 70 degree C).
Avoid repeated freeze- thaw of specimen.
Do not use the product if —–
there is change in the color of the medium
appearance of coagulum or any foreign body
there is any sign of leakage or
any other signs of deterioration.
To maintain infectivity of viruses, specimen collection process and temperature maintenance are important measures.