Clinical Microbiology


CHROMagar™ Candida

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For isolation and differentiation
of major clinical-significant Candida species.

Typical Appearance of microrganisms

Candida albicans → green
Candida tropicalis → metallic blue
Candida krusei → pink, fuzzy
Other species → white to mauve

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Medium Performance

Focus on Candida Species


Speciation of Candida species isolated from clinical specimens by using Chromagar and conventional methods


L. Sumitra Devi, Megha Maheshwari Department of Microbiology, SGT Medical College, Village Budhera, Haryana, India

Evaluation of chromogenic media and seminested PCR in the identification of Candida species


Enas Daef, Ahmed Moharram, Salwa Seif Eldin, Nahla Elsherbiny, Mona Mohammed Medical Microbiology and Immunology Department, Faculty of Medecine, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt. Botany Department, Faculty of Science, Assiut University, Egypt

Application of CHROMagar Candida for rapid screening of clinical specimens for Candida albicans, Candida tropicalis, Candida krusei, and Candida (Torulopsis) glabrata.


Pfaller M.A. et al.
1996. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 34 : 58-61
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