MDS TM Viral Transport medium is a specially formulated medium for collection and transport of viruses. It is designed to maintain the optimum viability and virulence of the viral sample.
MDS TM Viral Transport Medium is made of Hanks’ Balanced Salt Solution (HBSS) and contains protective protein antibiotics to control microbial contamination and buffers to control the pH.
The sterile non-cotton synthetic swabs on a plastic shaft with a break point can be used for collecting nasal and throat samples.
Proprietary – with our without pH indicator
Clear Medium OR Orange-Pink to Pink-Orange
pH at 25°C
7.4 ± 0.2
Osmolality in mOsm/Kg H2O
500mOsm – 600mOsm
No bacterial or fungal growth was observed after 14 days of incubation.