Category: Sterile Swabs

  • Effective COVID-19 Testing with Puritan Swabs
    Effective COVID-19 Testing Swabs by Puritan

    How to Collect a Nasopharyngeal Swab Specimen When conducting diagnostic swab testing for COVID-19, CDC recommends nasopharyngeal swabbing. Regardless if the patient is symptomatic, specimens should be collected as soon as possible with testing swabs once PUIs are identified. If you’ve conducted flu tests, swabbing for COVID-19 testing is the same process. Puritan’s 7 Steps […]?

  • Guide to Medical and Sterile Swabs

    Medical and sterile swabs are essential devices in medical operations. These single-use tools are designed and fabricated for diverse applications, including wound treatment, specimen collection and even equipment cleanup. It is important to note that there are different types of swabs available for varying uses. If you are on the market for swabs for your […]?

  • Learn the benefits of using Calcium Alginate Tipped Swabs for specimen collection, testing, screening, and more.
    Calcium Alginate Tipped Applicator Uses

    Calcium alginate swabs are ideal for use in diverse medical applications. In general, calcium alginate tipped applicators are manufactured using organic fiber. The natural fiber is derived from beneficial sources like seaweed. Therefore, the swabs are safe for use and free from latex, which can cause allergic reactions among patients with hypersensitivity. These products are […]?

  • Forensic Swabs For Crime Scene DNA Evidence

    Advancing Swab Science For many years, fingerprints evidence was the standard for investigating and linking suspects to a crime scene. Rapid evaluation of forensic swabs science has shaped DNA evidence as the gold standard. A few cells are all an investigation team needs to obtain in order to get enough DNA information to identify a […]?

  • Prevent DNA Specimen Degradation (1)
    Prevent DNA Specimen Degradation by Choosing the Right Swabs

    How Choosing the Right Materials Can Prevent DNA Specimen Degradation Whether for genetic testing or another application, preserving DNA integrity through all steps of the handling process is essential to avoiding potential errors, which can be costly and time-intensive to correct. The most effective way to proactively avoid DNA specimen degradation is selecting the right […]?

  • Guide: Specimen Collection for Diagnostics
    Guide: Specimen Collection for Diagnostics

    A Complete Guide to Specimen Collection for Diagnostics Following the right specimen collection procedures is critical. Not only does it protect healthcare professionals, laboratory staff, and the patient, it also ensures accuracy in diagnostic testing. For infectious diseases, it’s important to get specimen collection right on the first try. That’s why having the proper tools […]?


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