Viral Transport Media (VTM)- Principle, Preparation, Uses, Limitations

Viral Transport Media (VTM)

Viral Transport Media (VTM) Definition A viral transport media (VTM) is a nutrient substance used to carry and maintain the viability of specimens (viruses) to a laboratory for the identification and further processing of the sample. Transport media for viruses are especially important as they are more labile than other infectious agents. The probability of successful isolation increases when the …

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