Pasteur handle (nickel) with loop

last updated : 2018/12/31
Code Description Budget Price Ship. weight Ship. vol.
PASTEUR HANDLE(290 mm),nickel, with loop L 43mm, D 3 mm CH 8,64 0,034kg 0,037L Add

General information

A handle and a loop instrument used to hold liquids in a container or solids.

It is used to take and spread a sample of sputum on a slide to search for tubercle bacilli.


Sterilize the loop over a flame; start with the proximal part until it is incandescence (the wire becomes red); allow to cool.



Handle and loop


Handle: stainless steel, aluminium


Loop: nickel


Handle: length 285mm, hole to insert the wire loop 0.3-0.6mm


Loop: wire length 45-55mm, loop diameter 3-4mm, wire diameter 0.6mm