Comparison of two kinds viral transport media for COVID-19

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Comparison of two kinds Viral transport media


Specification Formula Sample Preservation Risk
Not Contain lysis solution 2-8℃ within 24hours High risk
inactivated Medium Contain lysis solution Room Temperature 30days Low risk

Non -inactivated medium

Do not contain lysis soultion, it can maintain activaty and integrity of the pathogen and used for virus culture isolation.

Inactivated medium

It can instantly lyse the pathogen and release nucleic acid, the protective afent can prevent nucleic acid from being degraded