Viral Transport Medium (VTM)


Virus Transport Media (VTM) is designed only for the transport of respiratory viruses.



This media is not for culture and is for the transport of specimens only.



Sampling Procedures


Peel the pack and use a swab for sampling in the nose or throat according to different sampling requirements standard steps of nucleic acid extraction or the instruction manual of Suggested Temperature: 4–25°C. Period of validity: 6 months. Please refer to the outer case for the manufacture date and expiration date.





Samples collected with nasopharyngeal or oropharyngeal swabs should be transported at 2–8°C and submitted for test as soon as possible. After sampling, transport and storage time for specimen should be no longer than 72 h.



Sample Deterioration


If the collected sampling medium turns yellow or turbid, discard it and re-sample with a new piece of kit.





Contamination during sampling process will affect the final results. Sample storage at inappropriate temperature will affect the final results.






This product is for in vitro diagnostic use only.


Do not use if it is out of date or damaged.


Do not use if the medium turns yellow or leaked out.


This product is intended for using by trained laboratory personnel only.


Gloves, masks and gowns should be worn for personal security while using the product.