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Reliable, Proven Sample Collection and Preservation System for Enteric Bacteria

FecalSwab® combines state-of-the-art flocked swabs with 2mL of Cary-Blair medium in a plastic, screw cap tube. FecalSwab® simplifies and standardizes fecal sample collection, transport, and processing by converting fecal specimens into compact and easy-to-manage liquid specimens.

The FDA cleared collection and transport system is suitable for enteric pathogen recovery using traditional bacteriology culture. FecalSwab® is also compatible with enteric molecular assays for bacteria, viruses, and parasites where package inserts indicate Cary-Blair systems for sample collection.

About Copan

How a family owned company with roots in Italy became a worldwide solution provider.

With a reputation for innovation, COPAN is the leading manufacturer of collection and transport systems in the world. COPAN’s collaborative approach to innovation in pre-analytics has resulted in the original FLOQSwabs®, ESwab™, FecalSwab® and UTM®. COPAN’s collection and transport systems have been proven to advance the quality of traditional and contemporary microbiology assays.