Clinical Microbiology

 

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 direct differentiation 
of pathogenic Yersinia enterocolitica 

Typical Appearance of microrganisms

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

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