Amies Transport Medium Swab
- This is a transport medium used to preserve the viability of anaerobes such as Neisseria gonorrheaand other pathogens from swabs.
- Amies transport is a modification of Stuart’s transport medium. The glycerophosphate in stuart’s medium has been replaced with inorganic phosphate buffer. Amies medium also contains charcoal that absorbs inhibitory substances released in the medium during transport of sample