TF-Transit Tube [10 pk]
TF-Transit Tube is a self-contained system for the collection and transport of Tritrichomonas foetus from bovine preputial or vaginal samples. The proprietary medium is for veterinary specimen transport to be used in conjunction with nucleic acid-based testing, i.e. PCR.
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Combine culture and transport into one device.
Highly selective prepared media for Tritrichomonas foetus
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Optional: Incubate TF-Transit Tube vertically in the dark at 32-37°C for 24-48 hours. Consult your testing lab for specific sample handling requirements.
TF-Transit Tube is designed for safe transport. Inoculated TF-Transit Tubes should be transported within 48 hours after inoculation and maintained at 4-37°C.
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Trich infections are devastating for cattle producers
One bull can infect a large portion of the herd. Testing bulls for Trich before and after breeding season protects your herd and investment. Even with a closed herd, and no community pastures, there is still risk of Trichomoniasis if infected cow or bull from a neighboring herd comes through the fence. Trichomoniasis is difficult to eradicate. The costs of a trich-infected bull can be staggering; infected cows experience reproductive failure, lower calving frequency, and more — infected bulls need to be destroyed as they do not exhibit symptoms. Colorado State University published an analysis of Trichomoniasis Prevention: the Cost per Cow to Prevent
⚠ WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including including Iron Dextran and Chloramphenicol, which is known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to P65Warnings.ca.gov