Diagnostic Collection Devices and Transfer Tubes

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    Overview

    Package Inserts

    Consolidate testing with direct load collection devices.

    With a simplified workflow, market-leading diagnostic tests and scalable automation, you can trust Hologic as your long term testing partner. 

    One-Step Workflow

    Deliver Results Sooner

    Load directly into the Panther® System

    • Directly load alongside specimen types for other assays with true random and continuous access.
    • Non-hazardous lysis buffer reduces risk by inactivating common respiratory viruses, minimizing biosafety needs.
    • Penetrable cap creates additional cross contamination barrier and eliminates uncapping and recapping of tube.

    Market Leading Diagnostic Tests

    Hologic's collection devices support a comprehensive testing portfolio for women's health and infectious disease that has been rigorously developed for highly accurate and reliable results.

    Scalable Automation

    Panther® Scalable Solutions allows you to expand your testing menu while increasing flexibility, capacity and walkaway time. Load samples with Hologic’s collection devices or transfer tubes at any time with true random and continuous access, expediting turnaround time.

    Collection Devices

      Penetrable Cap

      The Aptima Multitest Swab Specimen Collection Kit is intended to be used for collection of the following swab specimen types: vaginal, rectal, throat, penile meatal, nasal and anogenital lesions. Learn More.

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      CT/NG
      Mycoplasma genitalium 
      Trichomonas vaginalis
      Bacterial vaginosis
      Candida vaginitis/Trichomonas vaginalis
      HSV 1 & 2
      Penetrable Cap

      The Aptima Unisex Swab Specimen Collection Kit is used for the collection of female endocervical or male urethral swab specimens. It is also intended for use in sampling other previously collected specimens for processing, extraction, and analysis with other Hologic products.

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      CT/NG
      Mycoplasma genitalium
      Trichomonas vaginalis
       
      Penetrable Cap

      The Aptima Urine Specimen Collection Kit is intended to be used for the collection and transport of male or female urine specimens. 

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      CT/NG
      Trichomonas vaginalis
      Mycoplasma genitalium 
      Zika Virus
      Penetrable Cap

      The RespDirect™ Collection Kit includes an Enhanced Direct Load Tube (eDLT) and is intended to be used for collection of nasopharyngeal swab specimen. Learn More.

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      SARS-CoV-2/Flu A/B/RSV
      Penetrable Cap

      The Direct Load Tube Collection Kit is intended to be used for collection of the following swab specimen types: Nasal and oropharyngeal. Learn More.

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      SARS-CoV-2*
      SARS-CoV-2/Flu A/B*
       

      The Direct Load Capture Cap Collection Kit is intended to be used for collection of the following swab specimen types: Nasopharyngeal (NP) swabs. Learn More.

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      SARS-CoV-2*
      SARS-CoV-2/Flu A/B*

      Transfer Tubes

        Penetrable Cap

        The Aptima Specimen Transfer Kit is intended for use with Aptima assays for the testing of gynecological specimens collected in ThinPrep® Pap Test vials containing PreservCyt® solution. It is also intended for use with other Aptima assays and other Hologic products.

         

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        CT/NG
        Trichomonas vaginalis
        HSV 1 & 2
        HPV
        HPV 16 18/45
         
        Penetrable Cap

        Specimen Lysis Tubes and Specimen Transport Medium (STM) are intended to be used for processing specimens for use with Hologic assays.

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        Flu A/B/RSV
        Paraflu
        AdV/hMPV/RV
        SARS-CoV-2*
        SARS-CoV-2/Flu A/B*

        Aptima Specimen Aliquot Tubes (SAT) are intended for use with plasma and serum specimens that will be tested with Aptima quantitative assays. SATs are included in the Aptima Specimen Diluent Kit.

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        HIV-1 Quant Dx
        HCV Quant Dx
        HBV Quant
         

        Streamline your workflow from patient collection to results.

        References:
        *The Aptima® and Panther Fusion® SARS-CoV-2 assays: These tests have not been FDA cleared or approved; These tests have been authorized by FDA under an EUA for use by authorized laboratories; These tests have been authorized only for the detection of nucleic acid from SARS-CoV-2, not for any other viruses or pathogens; and these tests are only authorized for the duration of the declaration that circumstances exist justifying the authorization of emergency use of in vitro diagnostic tests for detection and/or diagnosis of COVID-19 under Section 564(b)(1) of the Act, 21 U.S.C. § 360bbb-3(b)(1), unless the authorization is terminated or revoked sooner.
        The Aptima Zika Virus assay: This test has not been FDA cleared or approved; This test has been authorized by FDA under an EUA for use by authorized laboratories; This test has been authorized only for the detection of RNA from Zika virus and diagnosis of Zika virus infection, not for any other viruses or pathogens; and this test is only authorized for the duration of the declaration that circumstances exist justifying the authorization of the emergency use of in vitro diagnostic tests for detection of Zika virus and/or diagnosis of Zika virus infection under section 564(b)(1) of the Act, 21 U.S.C.§ 360bbb-3(b)(1), unless the authorization is terminated or revoked sooner.
        Refer to the appropriate product package insert for the indicated uses of the transfer tubes for each Hologic product.