Individually packaged sterile swabs with shipping tube containing media to preserve viable samples.
BD BBL CULTURE SWAB ref 220099
How To Collect Swab Samples
Select a sampling area of about 10 cm X 10 cm (or 20 cm x 20 cm)
Break the seal around the tube containing the swab
Remove the swab from the tube and rub and roll it firmly several times across the sampling area
Return the swab into the tube and label the sample
Send the sample to the laboratory for analysis