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BioMérieux SA - Microbiology - Chromogenic culture media

ChromID® includes a range of culture media designed to meet your daily needs and provide you with both reliable results and peace of mind. Based on color, they are extremely easy to interpret and save you time and resources.

High performance culture media for quality veterinary diagnostic

Veterinary laboratories need quality solutions to perform screening, detection and enumeration of microorganisms. bioMerieux has designed the ChromID® media range: high performance prepared plated media which demonstrate extremely high selectivity and high specificity.

With our range of ChromID® media, we guarantee both reliable results and an increase of your lab productivity on a daily basis.

Complete offer of chromogenic media

Our range includes solutions for the detection, enumeration and isolation of the main microorganisms tested in veterinary diagnostic.

Other chromogenic culture media for veterinary diagnostics

Our range of chromogenic media for veterinary diagnostics also includes solutions for the detection, isolation and enumeration of:

  • Salmonella
  • ESBL
  • Staphyloccocus aureus

Available models

This chromogenic culture media was designed for the isolation, enumeration and direct identification of E. coli, Proteus and Enterococci and Klebsiella–Enterobacter–Serratia–Citrobacter (KESC) in a single step using urine specimens.

For the screening of all S. agalactiae.

This chromogenic media was designed for the rapid and reliable qualitative detection of Enterococcus faecium and E. faecalis showing acquired vancomycin resistance. It can help institutions identify the reservoir and control the spread of these pathogenic organisms.

  • Flexible: you can perform culture, identification and isolation with the same medium
  • Ready-to-use medium
  • Easy-to-read:
    - Blue-to-green colonies for E.faecalis
    - Violet colonies for E.faecium

Designed for the direct and definitive detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, this chromogenic culture media enables veterinary labs in their surveillance against infections associated to this microorganism.

  • Flexible: you can perform culture, identification and isolation with the same medium
  • Ready-to-use medium
  • Easy-to-read

For the selective isolation of yeasts and the direct identification of Candida albicans.

Designed for the identification and isolation of Clostridium difficile, this media is a direct answer to the comprehensive infection prevention program. With ChromID® C.difficile, laboratories are able to identify the source and to control a pathogenic organism to spread.

  • Flexible: you can perform culture, identification and isolation with the same medium
  • Short process:
    - Medium is ready-to-use
    - 24-hour incubation
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