One of the most widely used methods for detection of influenza viruses is to collect a nasopharyngeal swab sample. A patient collection pack comprising COPAN UTM and Flocked Swabs is ideal to collect and transport such samples. Click to watch this video on the proper method to collect a nasopharyngeal sample using a COPAN patient collection pack.
Visit COPAN's official website to learn more about UTM: copanusa.com/products/collection-transport/utm-viral-transport/
For more information on flocked swabs visit: copanusa.com/products/collection-transport/floqswabs-flocked-swabs/
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