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BD BBL™ Port-A-Cul™ Transport Systems

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Overview

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.

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Features and Benefits
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.

Components

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.

 

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