green to blue
Other Gram (-)
colourless, clear green, black, yellow
«Cronobacter is an ubiquitous telluric microorganism found in water, soil, plants, dust and many other living things. Cronobacter has been isolated from many foods of plant or animal origin, both dehydrated, smoked, frozen, fermented, raw and cooked.»
Extracts from ANSES, April 2017
CHROMagar™ Cronobacter is the Chromogenic Cronobacter Isolation (CCI) agar, manufactured in accordance with ISO 22964 standard.
2. Intense green to blue colonies: Cronobacter spp. will grow in green to blue colonies while most other bacteria will be inhibited or grow in colorless colonies, after incubation at 41.5 °C for 24 h.