Chromatic Clostridium difficile is a fluorogenic selective medium used for the isolation and identification of Clostridium difficile in clinical specimens and other materials of sanitary importance.
Peptone provides amino acids, nitrogen, carbon, vitamins and minerals for organisms growth. Yeast extract is a source of vitamins, particularly of B-group. Sodium chloride maintains the osmotic balance of the medium. Growth factors are necessary for the optimal recovery of C. difficile. Chromogenic and selective mix allow to identify the microorganism on the basis of the color/fluorescence of the colonies while inhibiting most of bacteria, yeasts and moulds. Agar is the solidifying agent.
After incubation observe the bacterial growth: typical colonies of C. difficile appear colorless and fluorescent under UV lamp (365 nm).
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2-8°C storage temperature
4 months shelf life
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