Clinical Microbiology

 

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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CHROMagar™ Malassezia

Photos CHROMagar™ Malassezia
For detection of Malassezia spp.

Typical Appearance of microrganisms

Malassezia furfur→ large, pale pink and wrinkled 
Other Malassezia spp including M. globosa & M. restricta→ mostly pink to purple

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CHROMagar™ Y.enterocolitica

Photos CHROMagar™ Y.enterocolitica
For detection and differentiation 
of pathogenic Yersinia enterocolitica 

Typical Appearance of microorganisms

Pathogenic Y.enterocolitica → mauve
Non pathogenic Y.enterocolitica and Background flora 

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