Transport Media

Viral Transport Media (VTM): Preparation, Uses

Viral Transport Media (VTM): Preparation, Uses

Viral Transport Media (VTM) are suitable for collection, transport, maintenance and long-term freeze storage of clinical specimens containing viruses.

Amies Transport Medium

Amies Transport Medium

This semisolid medium is used for the transportation of swab specimens for preserving the viability of N. gonorrhoeae, H. influenzae, N. meningitidis.

Cary-Blair transport medium: Composition, Preparation, Uses

Cary-Blair transport medium: Composition, Preparation, Uses

Cary-Blair transport medium is used to transport clinical specimens suspected to contain enteric pathogens, including Shigella, Salmonella, Vibrio.

Transport Media Used in Microbiology Lab

Transport Media Used in Microbiology Lab

Common transport media are Cary and Blair medium, amies medium, Staurt’s medium, and VTM for virus.