Coliform Transwab

Indicator swab for faecal contamination due to poor hand hygiene. Colour change within 24 hours provides visible evidence of poor hand hygiene. Recommended applications: sampling hand contact surfaces.


  • Simple swab-based test.
  • Colour change from purple to yellow within 24 hours indicates presence of coliforms.
  • Highly sensitive.


  • Self-contained test.
  • Organisms remain viable for further testing in the laboratory.
  • Visible result can be used for training.