ViSure transport kit is intended for the collection and transport of clinical specimens containing viruses from the collection site to the processing laboratory.
The ViSure transport kit contains Hanks Balanced Salt Solution and antibiotics required for maintaining the viability of the viruses during transport. Phenol red is used as indicator for pH. The ViSure transport medium also contains a cryo-protectant which helps in preserving the viruses if specimens are stored for prolonged period. The viral transport medium is recommended by CDC and WHO for collection and transport of Coronavirus.
Samples for research on viruses, mycoplasmas, chlamydia, should be collected and handled with the following steps: