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About Applicators
About Applicators

Tiger Medical supplies a variety of applicator types to help meet the need of both you and your patient. Cotton tipped applicators, tongue depressors, cervical scrapers, wooden applicators and spoons are all available. They are of good quality and at great prices. Our Applicators selection is just one more way for us to show you that we are doing what it takes to earn your business.

Cotton Tipped Applicators

Cotton tipped applicators are generally used for wound care, to apply medication, and for diagnostic use. You can choose between sterile and non-sterile applicators for your specific needs. Dynarex offers a non-sterile option which is packaged 100 per bag, and altogether comes with 10,000 applicators per case. It comes with an option of a 3" or 6" cotton tipped applicator. Dynarex also sells a mouth and throat applicator made of plastic with a cotton tip, which is designed to be the perfect size to comfortably collect a specimen sampling for your patient. The Cotton-Tipped Applicators from Covidien/Kendall are single-tipped and have a wooden stick. They come in lengths of 3" and 6", and have an option of purchasing various quantities per case.

Polyester Tipped Applicators

These applicators are great for use in specimen and cell collection and testing for flus and viruses. Solon's Aluminum Shaft Collection Swabs are made of Dacron fiber which does not absorb moisture and therefore ensures that the specimen stays within the mesh of the applicator. You can choose from several options for your desired quantity. The Serrated Plastic Shaft Swab, also from Solon, are high-quality diagnostic swabs that minimize contamination and irritation and can be used for rapid viral testing. Options for this product include a choice of a standard or scored shaft.

Rayon Tipped Applicators

Solon's Rayon-Tipped Serrated Plastic Swabs are great for diagnostic testing, such as rapid viral testing, and are designed to maximize the patient's comfort by minimizing irritation. You can choose a box of 100 applicators or a case of 10 boxes of 100; 1,000 applicators altogether. Solon's Proctoscopic Applicator features a larger than usual surface area for an improved sampling area. It is non-sterile but can be auto-clavable for sterilization. Click on the link to see more of its great features.

Tongue Depressors

Tongue depressors are primarily used for diagnostic use to depress the tongue while examining the mouth and throat. We carry Dynarex's tongue depressors, which come in sterile and non-sterile models. Both come with options of 5.5" or 6 " lengths and are made of durable wood with polished, smooth edges. They come with 10 boxes per case and 500 applicators per box; 5,000 wooden depressors altogether. The sterile depressors come individually bagged in an easy to open package.

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