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Focus On Flu - Medical Wire
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Focus On Flu - Medical Wire


This month, Barker Medical focuses on the Flu... With South Africa in the grips of a chilly winter the number of flu related illness is fast rising. Barker Medical is able to offer testing solutions for these winter “bugs’’ and takes this opportunity to showcase what is on offer in our product portfolio... Medical Wire Specialises in the manufacture of the - Virocult® swab with classic Virocult ® medium for virus isolation and identification. Sigma-Virocult® which combines Medical Wire’s open-cell bud Sigma-swab with Virocult® medium can be used with traditional cell culture techniques as well as the many molecular techniques currently in use within laboratories such as DFA, ELISA and PCR. Virocult® is recognised as one of the best transport devices for viruses, demonstrating survival of many types of virus at ambient temperatures; including:– Herpes Simplex Virus Varcicella-Zoster Virus Infuenza Type A (including Novel H1N1, H5N1 and H3N2) Infuenza Type B, Respiratory Syncytial Virus Mumps Virus