MDS Molecular Transport Medium (MTM Kits)
MDS Molecular Transport Medium (MTM Kits) is a specially formulated medium for collection and transport of viruses. It is designed to lyse as well as maintain optimum conditions for the transport of the viral sample. MDS Molecular Transport Medium (MTM Kits) is made of Tris-HCl Buffer and contains surfactant and chelating agent, antimicrobial agents (Antibiotic & Anti-fungal) to control microbial contamination, buffers to control the pH. The sterile swabs on a plastic shaft with a breakpoint can be used for collecting nasal and throat samples.
pH at 25°C6.7 ± 0.2
Osmolality in mOsm/Kg H2O500 - 600
No bacterial or fungal growth was observed after 14 days of incubation.
Storage and Shelf Life:
MDS Molecular Transport Medium should be stored at 15-30°C.Use before expiry date given on the product label.Shelf life of the product is 15 months.
Options Available in Pack Size of 50 / 100 Pieces
Packing available in cardboard boxes and insulated thermocol boxes
Swabs available in polyester and nylon material
After collection, the specimen should be transported to the laboratory within 72 hours with recommended storage temperature of 2-8 degree Celsius. If the delivery and processing exceed 72 hours, specimens should be transported in dry ice and once in laboratory frozen at -70 degree Celsius or colder. The specimens should avoid repeated freezing and thawing.