COVID-19 : PrimeStore MTM Kit

PrimeStore® MTM sample collection kit


PrimeStore MTM collection kit

 

Key features


  • Convenient sample collection kits designed for home use and mass on-site sampling
  • Sample inactivation media designed for the safe transportation and handling of pathogenic samples
  • Sterile, CE marked, nasopharyngeal flocked swab
  • Test for multiple nucleic acid species from one sample
  • Samples stored in PrimeStore MTM are stable for 7 days at ambient temperature and stable for 30 days at 2-8 °C.

Collect and transport pathogenic samples safely and easily 


The PrimeStore® MTM sample collection kit enables convenient and safe collection, transportation and handling of pathogenic samples including Covid-19 and Influenza.

The sample collection kit pairs PrimeStore molecular transport media with a nasopharyngeal swab in a CE marked kit. 

Samples stored in PrimeStore MTM are inactivated within 60 minutes of collection, allowing samples to be transported safely through the postal system or via courier and complies with UN3373 packaging regulations.

Two kit configurations are available: a postal sample kit ideal for home use and a multi-pack of sample kits suitable for on-site mass sampling.

Bulk sample collection kit

 

The bulk sample collection kit is available in a pack size of 75 kits. Each sample collection kit contains the following components:

  • 1 x UN3373 95kPa pressure resistant specimen collection bag
  • 1 x cryovial containing 1.5mL of PrimeStore molecular transport media
  • 1 x sterile CE marked nasopharyngeal flocked swab
  • 1 x absorbent pad
  • 1 x instructions for use

PrimeStore MTM collection kit mass testing

 

Postal sample collection kit (coming soon)

The postal sample collection kit is ideal for home sampling, the kit includes:

  • 1 x UN3373 95kPa specimen collection bag
  • 1 x cryovial containing 1.5mL of PrimeStore molecular transport media
  • 1 x sterile CE marked nasopharyngeal flocked swab
  • 1 x absorbent pad
  • 1 x instructions for use
  • 1 x UN3373 postal box with security seal for sample return
  • 1 x postal pouch for collection kit delivery

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Product features


 

Component

Specification

Tube style

Self-standing cryovials with external threads and leak-proof caps

Tube size

5.0 mL

Tube fill volume

1.5 mL

Shipping temperature

2-25 °C (36-77 °F)

Shelf-life

24 months at 2-25 °C (36-77 °F) from date of manufacture

Sample stability

Stable for seven days at ambient temperatures 2-25 °C (36-77 °F)

Stable for 28 days at 2-8 °C (36-46 °F)

Sample inactivated

Yes, safe transportation and handling outside of containment

 

Flocked swab

Sterile, flocked standard tip nasopharyngeal swab with an 80 mm breakpoint.

 

Absorbent pad

Absorbent sheet (75x125 mm) capable of absorbing 50 ml of liquid

 

Specimen collection bag

Pouch 95kPA C6 size for transport of Category B biological samples to UN3373 P650 packaging standards.

 

UN3373 postal box with security seal for sample return

Sample transport box for mailing of category B biological samples to UN3373 P650 packaging standards.

 

Postal pouch for collection kit delivery

Padded envelope to contain postal kit contents for delivery to subject’s address.

PrimeStore MTM product details

 

Product code

Description

PS-MTM-SK

Sample collection kit for bulk on site testing

PS-MTM-PSK

Postal sample collection kit

 

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