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Table 1 Weight of water absorbed by various types of swabs (g)

From: The influence of a swab type on the results of point-of-care tests

ExperimentSwab type
RayonFlocked nylonDacronPolyurethane foam
10.088890.143850.107700.04498
20.090270.136550.104540.05731
30.101270.149430.101230.05126
40.080630.144600.097200.06365
50.083170.135770.106450.07043
Mean ± SD0.088846 ± 0.0070.14204 ± 0.0050.103424 ± 0.0040.057481 ± 0.009
  1. SD standard deviation