Viral Transport Medium, formula CDC

with Phenol Red

VTM allows the safe transfer of viruses, chlamydiae, and mycoplasma for further research including classical cell culture methods, diagnostic testing, as well as molecular biology methods.

 Product Code



1000 ml


+2 °C to +8 °C





We have developed a universal Viral Transport Medium (VTM), which is offered in bulk for local assembly of Viral Transport Medium Kits. The composition and manufacturing of our Viral Transport Medium follows the official Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines. This formulation ensures the best possible recovery and integrity maintenance of throat and nasal samples. To meet customers’ needs we provide our VTM media in different variants and multiple unit sizes.

This product is furthermore formulated with phenol red, which serves as indicator for contamination of the sampling.

All Diagnovum VTM media are CE marked IVD products and comply with all EU regulations.

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