Viral transport swab

Description

  • Check expiry date on swab before use

 

  • Colour coded GREEN
  • Pack contains:
    • Sterile flocked swab
    • Tube with sterile viral transport medium
  • Use for virology investigations only
  • Do not use for bacteriology or Chlamydia investigations
Viral transport tube and 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: 27/11/2013