Tag Archives: Copan

How to use Copan’s FecalSwab® for stool collection

FecalSwab® for stool sample collection Quick Guide | Medical Supply Company

COLLECT Collect a small amount of sample by rotating swab tip to cover it with faeces. Avoid touching the swab applicator below the pink moulded breakpoint. Sample can also be obtained by taking a rectal swab (refer to package insert and institution standard operation procedures for instructions). SNAP Remove cap from the tube and insert […]

Swabs Rule Over Stool: 99 Percent Versus 76 percent of Patients Could Provide Sample

Swabs Rule Over Stool, rectal swabs | Medical Supply Com[pany

A recent study “Enteropathogen Detection in Children with Diarrhoea, or Vomiting, or Both, Comparing Rectal Flocked Swabs with Stool Specimens: an Outpatient Cohort Study,” published  in The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology on July 13, 2017, found that not only are COPAN’s rectal swabs a much more convenient tool for collecting paediatric faecal samples, but they actually increased the overall […]

Copan Workshop – ECCMID 2019

Copan Workshop ECCMID 2019 | Medical Supply Company

The Synthesis Copan’s role in Microbiology Where : Amsterdam When: 15th April 2019 This years event will be held in Amsterdam, there is limited availability on this highly sought after scientfic workshop where you can learn more on Copan’s role in Microbiology and explore the latest innovations and news from Copan. This year Copan are […]

FecalSwab™ first Cary-Blair collection gets certification

FecalSwab™ | Medical Supply Company

We are delighted to be able to say that we partner with Copan who have announced that their FecalSwab™  is the first Cary-Blair collection and preservation device supplied with a certifcation that no detectable levels of nucleic acids of most common gastro-intestinal pathogens are found in the medium. FecalSwab™ Cary-Blair Collection and Transport System Convenient fecal […]