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 IMPORTANT UPDATE:  Some items may be delayed in shipping or out of stock due to extremely high demand.

Corning® Viral Transport Medium (VTM), 3 mL

Product Number 25-501-CRS

The media used in the Corning 3 mL VTM is an isotonic solution at neutral pH containing protective proteins, an antibiotic to prevent microbial growth, and an anti-mycotic to prevent contamination by yeast and fungi. It has been formulated using the final ingredient concentrations outlined in CDC’s SOP#: DSR-052-05: Preparation of Viral Transport Medium.

  • Reagents: HBSS (Hank's Balanced Salt Solution), 2% heat inactivated FBS (Fetal Bovine Serum), 100 µg/mL gentamicin, and 0.5 µg /mL amphotericin B
  • Shipping and storage: 2°C to 8°C. Do not freeze.
  • Shelf life: 12 months
  • Sterility Assurance Level (SAL) of 10⁻ᵌ by aseptic sterile filtration

Manufactured under a quality system that conforms with the current ISO 13485 standard and Quality System Regulation (QSR) per 21 CFR 820, also known as current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).

Under FDA’s guidance “Enforcement Policy for Viral Transport Media During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency (July 2020)”, this product has not been reviewed by FDA.

This product is only available for sale to clinical laboratories or to healthcare workers for point-of-care testing covered by a laboratory’s CLIA certification for high-complexity testing, and not for at home testing including at-home specimen collection. All orders will go on hold and a member of our customer service team will reach out to verify appropriate certifications before product ships.

Currently experiencing high demand for this item. Order fulfillment times may be longer than usual. Posted availability date may not be current. Contact Customer Support for up-to-date availability.

This product is non-returnable. If you have any questions, please contact us immediately.

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Product Number   25-501-CRS
Qty./Pk   1 / Pk  
Qty./Cs   50 / Cs  
Brand   Corning®  
Size   3 mL  
Storage   2°C to 8°C. Do not freeze.  
Sterile   Yes  
Specifications Documents