BD BBL Port-A-Cul transport systems

BD BBL Port-A-Cul tubes, vials and jars are intended for use in maintaining the viability of both aerobic and anaerobic microorganisms during transport from the patient to the laboratory. They contain a unique reduced transport medium with reducing agents, and feature an indicator in the medium that further assures system efficacy by continuously monitoring the environment.

Organism viability

The unique transport medium with reducing agents maintains the viability of a wide variety of strict anaerobic, facultative and aerobic organisms for up to 72 hours at 20°C to 25°C.

Sterile collection

Sterile packaging enables specimen collection in sterile areas, such as surgical suites.

BD BBL Port-A-Cul jar sterile pack

This jar sterile pack features a 3-in screw-cap jar with a 1-in–wide mouth opening to facilitate specimen insertion and removal.


BD BBL Port-A-Cul tubes

Available in sterile or nonsterile packs, these tubes collect and transport specimens obtained on swabs.


BD BBL Port-A-Cul vials

These vials collect and transport fluid specimens injected directly through a rubber seal onto a soft agar surface.


Ordering information
Catalog no.DescriptionQuantity (per shelf pack)e-catalog
221602 BD BBL Port-A-Cul transport jar
3-in sterile pack screw-cap jar with 1-in–wide mouth
10
221606 BD BBL Port-A-Cul tube 10
221607 BD BBL Port-A-Cul tube with swabs sterile pack 10
221608 BD BBL Port-A-Cul vial 10
221609 BD BBL Port-A-Cul vial sterile pack 10

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