Clinical Microbiology

 

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

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CHROMagar™ COL-APSE

Photos CHROMagar™ COL-APSE
For isolation and differentiation
of Colistin resistant Gram-negative pathogens 

Typical Appearance of microrganisms

COL-R E.coli → dark pink to reddish
COL-R Coliforms → metallic blue
COL-R Pseudomonas → translucent, +/- natural pigmentation cream to green
COL-R Acinetobacter → Cream
Other Gram negative COL-R → colourless, natural pigmentation
Other Gram negative COL-S → inhibited
Other gram positive bacteria→ inhibited

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CHROMagar™ Acinetobacter

Photos CHROMagar™ Acinetobacter
For detection of Acinetobacter and MDR Acinetobacter sp.

Typical Appearance of microrganisms

For detection of Acinetobacter sp.:
Acinetobacter sp. → red 

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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


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CHROMagar™ C3GR

Photos CHROMagar™ C3GR
For overnight detection of gram negative bacteria producing Beta-lactamase

Typical Appearance of microrganisms

E.coli C3GR → Dark pink to reddish
Klebsiella, Enterobacter, Citrobacter → metallic blue

 

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CHROMagar™ STEC

Photos CHROMagar™ STEC
For detection of 
Shiga-Toxin producing E.coli (STEC)

Typical Appearance of microrganisms

Most common Shiga-Toxin E.coli serotypes 
→ mauve
Other Enterobacteriacae → colourless, blue or inhibited 

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