Chromogenic Media Module: Easier, Faster and More Accurate Bacterial Identification
18 November 2018
Chromogenic media contain a combination of selective ingredients and chromogenic substrates that when incubated with the target bacteria, produce a distinct colour. The chromogenic substrates in the culture medium react with specific enzymes produced by the bacteria of interest, releasing the chromophore. This allows for easier, faster and more accurate bacterial identification, reducing the need for subsequent biochemical tests.