CHROMID® Veterinary Media

Inspired by Nature

Culture, screening, enumeration & identification of microorganisms

  • High selectivity & specificity
  • Easy-to-use
  • Short protocols

CHROMID Veterinary Media Overview

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 help save you time and resources.

Benefits of CHROMID Culture Media

High performance culture media

bioMérieux’s CHROMID media range consists of high performance prepared plated media which demonstrate extremely high selectivity and high specificity.

Our range of CHROMID media provides reliable results and can help increase 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 diagnostics.

CHROMID CPS

Isolation, enumeration and direct identification of E.coli, Proteus and Enterococci and Klebsiella–Enterobacter–Serratia–Citrobacter (KESC) in a single step using urine specimens.

CHROMID Strepto B

For the screening of all S. agalactiae

CHROMID VRE

Designed for rapid and reliable qualitative detection of Enterococcus faecium and E. faecalis showing acquired vancomycin resistance

  • Blue-to-green colonies for E. faecalis
  • Violet colonies for E. faecium

CHROMID MRSA

Designed for the direct and definitive detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

CHROMID Candida

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

CHROMID C. difficile

Designed for the identification and isolation of Clostridium difficile

Other chromogenic culture media for veterinary diagnostics

  • Salmonella
  • ESBL
  • Staphyloccocus aureus
  • Bi-plate for MRSA/S. aureus
  • P. aureginosa

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CHROMID Veterinary Media Features & Specs

CHROMID CPS Ref 43541 (20 plates)

  • Chromogenic media for the screening of common urine pathogens
  • Improved workflow — easy-to-read colored colonies on one plate reduce the need for multiple plates
  • Save time — Reduced need to sub mixed colonies, E.coli, KESC and Proteus directly identified

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CHROMID Strepto B Ref 43461 (20 plates)

  • Chromogenic media for the rapid and reliable screening of S. agalactiae
  • Easy-to-read — pink to red colonies mean S. agalactiae
  • Detects both ß hemolytic and non-ß hemolytic group B Streptococci

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CHROMID VRE Ref 43851 (20 plates)

  • Chromogenic media for the rapid and reliable screening of Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE)
  • Easy-to-read — violet colonies for E. faecalis and blue colonies identify E. faecium

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NEW CHROMID MRSA/CHROMID S. aureus bi-plate Ref 414524 (20 bi-plates)

  • Chromogenic media for the rapid and reliable screening of S. aureus and Methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) in one convenient bi-plate
  • Easy-to-read - green colonies on one side means MSSA and green on both sides means MRSA

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CHROMID MRSA Ref 43841 (20 plates)

  • Chromogenic media for the rapid and reliable screening of Methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA)
  • Easy-to-read — green colonies mean MRSA

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CHROMID S. aureus Ref 43371 (20 plates)

  • Chromogenic media for selective isolation of Staphylococci and the identification of S. aureus
  • Easy-to-read — green colonies mean S. aureus and pink for other Staphylococci species

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CHROMID Candida Ref 43631 (20 plates)

  • Chromogenic media for the isolation of common Candida species including C. tropicalis and C. albicans
  • Easy-to-read chromogenic media on a clear background

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CHROMID C. difficile Ref 43871 (20 plates)

  • Chromogenic media for the screening and isolation of Clostridium difficile
  • Easy-to-read gray to black colonies on a clear agar
  • Saves time — 24-hour incubation time vs. 48-72 hours for other methods

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CHROMID Salmonella Ref 43621 (20 plates)

  • Chromogenic media for the isolation and differentiation of Salmonella
  • Direct from specimen
  • Pink to mauve

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CHROMID Salmonella/Hektoen bi-plate Ref 43465 (20 bi-plates)

  • Chromogenic media for the isolation and differentiation of Salmonella combined with Hektoen
  • Optimized growth of Salmonella while still providing for the recovery of Shigella and other Gram negative organisms

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CHROMID P. aeruginosa Ref 43462 (20 plates)

  • Chromogenic media for direct identification of pulmonary samples
  • Easy-to-read — pink to violet colonies mean P. aeruginosa

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CHROMID Veterinary Media Uses

Veterinary Diagnostics

Veterinary laboratories need quality solutions to perform screening, detection and enumeration of microorganisms. Chromogenic Media provide specificity and selectivity for critical veterinary isolates.

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