Standard charcoal transport swab

Description

  • Colour coded BLACK
  • Pack contains:
    • Sterile plastic-shafted swab
    • Tube with sterile charcoal transport medium
  • Use for bacteriology investigations only
  • Do not use for virology or Chlamydia investigations
Charcoal transport swab

Notes

Label the specimen with:

  • Surname
  • Forename
  • Date of birth (not age) OR unique identity number (MRN number, NHS number)

For further information, see: PATHOLOGY POLICY FOR SPECIMEN AND REQUEST FORM LABELLING FOR PATHOLOGY USERS PDF file

 


Page last reviewed: 03/12/2013