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.
UTM™ Viral Transport Media
Often Imitated, Never Replicated
UTM™, Universal Transport Medium, is a room temperature stable viral transport medium for collection, transport, maintenance and long term freezer storage of Viruses, such as Influenza H1N1, Chlamydia, Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma specimens.
UTM™ has been used successfully for Rapid Antigen Testing, DFA, Viral Culture and for Molecular-based Assays.
Universal Room Temperature Stable System
UTM™ is used for collection, transport, maintenance and long term freezer storage of Viruses, such as Influenza, including H1N1, Chlamydia, Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma specimens. Prior to use, UTM™ can be conveniently stored at room temperature.
Selection of Tube Sizes and Collection Applicators Available
UTM™ is also available in bulk or as patient collection packs, which incorporate different combinations of Polyester swabs, as well as mini tip or regular flocked swabs (FLOQSwabs™) and media tubes to suit different work patterns and preferences.
Safe and Reliable Molded Breakpoint Swab
All swabs provided with UTM™ feature either a pre-scored breakpoint (polyester swabs) or a unique molded breakpoint (flocked swabs). Pre-scored and molded breakpoints feature allows for safe, reliable breaking of the swab into transport tube.
Shatterproof Skirted Tubes
UTM™ skirted tubes with distinctive internal conical shape enable centrifugation of specimens and allows the tubes to stand upright on the laboratory bench.
Glass Beads for Quick Dispersion of Virus Particles
Three glass beads in each tube facilitate the release and dispersion of patient specimens from the swab during vortexing.
UTM is identical to BD UVT