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VTM-C19 TRANSIT TUBE

VTM-C19 TRANSIT TUBE

Transport Media for SARS-CoV-2 Testing

VTM-C19 TRANSIT TUBE

 

VTM-C19 Transit Tube

A premium transport device for use with nucleic acid testing of SARS-CoV-2 and (USA only) human influenza specimens

 

Biomed Diagnostics' VTM-C19 Transit Tube is intended for on-site collection and transport to the testing laboratory of human clinical specimens containing SARS-CoV-2 — the virus that causes COVID-19 disease in humans and/or (USA only) influenza A virus. 1–4

Intended to be inoculated with specimens collected with a nasopharyngeal (NP) or oropharyngeal (OP) synthetic fiber swab (not provided), VTM-C19 has been validated to transport SARS-CoV-2 and (USA only) influenza A viral specimen appropriately to the lab for analysis with qRT-PCR.

 

SPECIFICATIONS

Product Principle

•    VTM-C19 Transit Tubes ensures a non-replicating competent status of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) and (USA only) influenza A.
•    Suppresses the growth of other bacteria and fungi that may be present in clinical samples from the human respiratory system

Simple Convenience

•    Safe transport and preservation of the specimen
•    Compatible with approved nucleic acid extraction and qRT-PCR tests

Storage

The VTM-C19 Transit Tube is based on the CDC formulation which has a shelf-life of twelve-months when stored at refrigeration temperature (2-8°C) or at room temperature (18-25°C). .

TRANSPORTATION

The VTM-C19 Transit Tube is designed for safe transport. Inoculated tubes should be transported within 72 hours after inoculation and maintained at 2-8°C. 2

REGULATORY

For In Vitro Diagnostic Use.

Not available in all countries; please inquire. 

CE IVD marked for use with SARS-CoV-2 testing 

The VTM-C19 Transit Tube is available for use in the USA under the FDA guidance “Enforcement Policy for Viral Transport Media During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency” (July 2020). The VTM-C19 Transit Tube has completed the Notification process. The VTM-C19 Transit Tube is available for use in the USA with FDA-cleared molecular influenza tests as described in the FDA guidance “Enforcement Policy for Modifications to FDA-Cleared Molecular Influenza and RSV Tests During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency” (October 2020).4

 

 

PRODUCT DOCUMENTATION

VTM-C19 TRANSIT TUBE BROCHURE

 

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