Industry News

How to Use Disposable Sterile Swab in Detection of Novel Coronavirus


In the office of the national health and Health Committee and the office of the State Administration of traditional Chinese medicine, "Novel Coronavirus infection pneumonia diagnosis and treatment plan (trial version fifth)" pointed out that the specimens that can be used for nucleic acid detection of COVID-19 include nasopharyngeal swabs, sputum, lower respiratory tract secretions, blood, feces and so on. For mild or no expectoration patients, as well as the screening of ordinary people, nasopharyngeal swab and oropharyngeal swab are generally enough. Disposable sterile swab is the most important medical tool for detection.

Disposable Sterile Swabs are used together with Viral Transport Medium Tube for collection, transportation and storage of nasopharyngeal/ oropharyngeal virus samples.

Disposable Sterile Swabs are made of nylon fibers.The Viral Transport Medium Tube with Swab are made of PP tube and HDPE cap.

Disposable Sterile Swabs

How to use disposable sterile swabs? we will take you to understand today:

(1) First, open the swab package, take out the swab carefully, and pay attention not to touch anything before sampling, so as to avoid contamination

(2) Extend the swab into the part to be sampled, and take samples by staying, rotating or wiping

(3) Take out the swab gently, generally put the swab into the virus sampling tube, break it at the broken place, discard the swab tail, tighten the cover and send it for inspection as soon as possible.