flocked swab

flock·ed swab

(flokt swahb)
Specimen collection device with tufts of polyester material attached to the end of a plastic shaft; used to collect specimens of bacterial and viral pathogens.
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PrimeSwab(TM), flocked swab that maximize collection and are designed to be compatible with PrimeStore MTM
Nasal specimens were collected using two swab types: (i) Venturi Transystem rayon-tipped swab with Amies gel transport media (Copan, Italy), and (ii) Elution Swab (ESwab), a nylon-tipped flocked swab with 1mL of liquid Amies transport media (Copan, Italy).
The cost of the flocked swab method was 58% less in terms of equipment and procedural time than for nasopharyngeal aspiration in this 106-patient study, Dr.
Puritan manufactures all of its flocked swab products in their Guilford, ME, U.
Puritan's HydraFlock and PurFlock Ultra flocked swab products are flocked differently and do not have Copan's claimed fiber arrangement.
FecalSwab(TM) comprises of a regular size COPAN flocked swab (FLOQSwab(TM)) and a screw cap tube containing 2mL of Cary-Blair medium.
These two patents, are continuations of previous applications related to the flocked swab technology, proudly invented and developed by COPAN and dedicated to the collection of biological specimens.
A comparison of mid-turbinate flocked swab specimens with nasopha ryngeal aspirates for the detection of respiratory viruses by the direct fluorescent antibody technique in children.
4b 176/12), the Court made clear that Puritan's HydraFlock and PurFlock Ultra flocked swab products are flocked differently and do not have Copan's claimed fiber arrangement.
Puritan's HydraFlock and PurFlock Ultra swabs represent a pioneering evolution in flocked swab manufacturing technology.
UTM(TM) and a COPAN's flocked swab is the optimum kit combination for virology culture, rapid antigen testing, and DFA testing for influenza virus; and the use of the combined products is also a universal open platform viral collection and transport system that has been successfully used for EIA, PCR and other molecular based assays.
International manufacturer now has eight flocked swab patents for device and method of production.