How to properly collect and preserve oral samples with sampling swabs?

Posted on 2023-01-10

1. Preparation: medical oral sampling swab, paper evidence packaging bag. Wear: Disposable sterile gloves, sterile non-woven masks. Fill out the evidence bag information form, mark the sample sampling date, and take two to three clean toilet papers and put them on the table. 2. Sampling: give the appraiser a glass of water (for gargling), and ask him to simply rinse his mouth to remove the food residues left in the mouth (if the appraiser is an infant, ask his guardian to feed a small amount of boiled water first), and then The appraiser should open his mouth naturally, and use a medical disposable sampling swab to gently press and rotate the oral swab 3-5 times on his tongue or buccal mucosa (both cheeks in the oral cavity). In the same way, take

2-3 swab samples and place them on a clean paper towel to dry naturally in the shade. (It is expected to take about 2 hours) 3. After verifying with the appraiser, put the cotton swab that has just taken a good sample into the paper evidence packaging bag filled with the corresponding appraiser's information. The following points should be noted when collecting oral swab samples:

1: Avoid touching the swab head with your hands, rinse your mouth with water before collecting. 2: The samples collected by the above method can be stored in a dry environment for 2-3 months; 3: The oral swab should be dried in the shade and then put into a paper envelope to avoid mildew of the oral swab affecting the detection; the oral cavity of different people Swabs need to be stored separately and marked for identification.

4: It is best not to eat, smoke and chew gum and betel nut before sampling.
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