TF-Transit Tube is a self-contained system for the collection and transport of Tritrichomonas foetus from bovine preputial or vaginal samples. The proprietary medium is selective for Trichomonas, while inhibiting the growth of other organisms.
TF-Transit Tube is designed to facilitate the identification of T. foetus with PCR technology by providing:
Transit Tube is for veterinary specimen transport to be used in conjunction with nucleic acid-based testing, i.e. PCR. Consult your local (e.g., State Department of Agriculture) regulations before use. Some states require that only certified veterinarians collect and submit bovine TF sample.
TF medium is known to be effective in preserving T. foetus, T. suis, T. galliniae and P. hominis.
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Optional: Incubate the TF-Transit Tube vertically in the dark at 32-37°C for 24-48 hours. Consult your testing lab for specific sample handling requirements.
TF Transit Tubes have a 12-month expiration from the date of manufacture.
Do not refrigerate or freeze the TF-Transit Tube. Upon receipt, store at 18-25°C, away from direct sunlight. Do not use expired tubes. Do not use a tube if the media appears to be cloudy, leaky, dark brown or dried.
⚠ WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including including Iron Dextran and Chloramphenicol, which is known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to P65Warnings.ca.gov.