Clinical Microbiology

 

CHROMagar™ Salmonella

Photos CHROMagar™ Salmonella
For detection and isolation of Salmonella spp.,
including
S.Typhi and S.Paratyphi
in clinical specimens.


Typical Appearance of microrganisms

Salmonella → mauve
Other bacteria → blue, colourless, or inhibited.

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CHROMagar™ VRE

Photos CHROMagar™ VRE
For detection of Van A / Van B VRE (transmissible resistance = VRE. faecalis & VRE .faecium).

Typical Appearance of microrganisms

VRE.faecalis/VRE.faecium → pink to mauve
E.gallinarum/E.casseliflavus → blue or inhibited
Other bacteria → inhibited

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CHROMagar™ ESBL

Photos CHROMagar™ ESBL
For overnight detection of Gram-negative bacteria producing Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactamase.

Typical Appearance of microrganisms

E.coli ESBL → Dark pink to reddish
Sensitive Gram negative strains → inhibited
Klebsiella, Enterobacter, Citrobacter → metallic blue
Proteus → brown halo

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CHROMagar™ StrepB

Photos CHROMagar™ StrepB
For isolation and differentiation of Streptococcus agalactiae (GBS)

Typical Appearance of microrganisms

Streptococcus B –› Mauve
Other Microorganism
→ blue, colourless or inhibited

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CHROMagar™ Staph aureus

Photos CHROMagar™ Staph aureus
For isolation and direct differentiation
of Staphylococcus aureus
in clinical and industrial samples.


Typical Appearance of microrganisms

Staphylococcus aureus → pink to mauve
Other bacteria → Colourless, blue or inhibited

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CHROMagar™ O157

Photos CHROMagar™ O157

For the selective isolation and differentiation
of E.coli O157 in food/clinical samples.

Typical Appearance of microrganisms

E.coli O157 → mauve
Other bacteria → steel blue, colourless or inhibited

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