Food&Water Q.C.

 

AquaCHROM™ ECC

Photos AquaCHROM™ ECC
Presence/Absence of E.coli and coliforms
in 100ml water samples.
 

Liquid Technique


Typical Appearance of microrganisms

E.coli → Blue to Blue Green Liquid
Other Coliforms → Yellow Liquid

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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™ 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™ 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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CHROMagar™ Staphylococcus

Photos CHROMagar™ Staphylococcus
For isolation and direct differentiation
of Staphylococcus in industrial samples


Typical Appearance of microrganisms

S.aureus → pink to mauve 
S.epidermidis → colourless to rosish 
S.saprophyticcus → turquoise blue 
Other Staphylococci → various 
Streptococci → inhibited 
Gram negative bacteria → inhibited

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CHROMagar™ CCA

Photos CHROMagar™ CCA
For the detection and enumeration of E.coli and other coliforms
in water samples. 
 

Typical Appearance of microrganisms

E.coli → Metallic blue to violet
Other Coliforms → Pink to red
Other bacteria → Colourless or inhibited

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