HealthLink UTM- Universal Transport Medium
Recommended transport media for coronavirus disease (COVID-19):
In order to increase manufacturing output, a second, more manual kit packaging line which will use zip-lock bags vs. sealed peel pouches. Product may be received
in both the standard sealed peel-pouch as well as the new zip-lock format. Both formats will be made under the same product codes.
Due to extreme demand, Hardy Diagnostics is taking no new orders for this product. Rather, we are redirecting you to Hardy’s Viral Transport Medium (VTM), cat. no. R99 which is manufactured in Hardy’s California and Ohio factories.
Ordering Hardy VTM will provide you a quicker lead time to delivery. Swab are sold separately.
For collection, transport, maintenance and long-term freezer storage of Viruses, Chlamydia, Mycoplasma, and Ureaplasma
UTM® is an FDA cleared system suitable for collection, transport, maintenance and long-term freezer storage of clinical specimens containing viruses, chlamydia, and mycoplasma or ureaplasma organisms. The transport medium consists of a plastic, screw cap tube and maintains organisms viability for 48 hours at room or refrigerated temperature.