Selective chromogenic medium for the screening of OXA-48 type Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae.
OXA-48 CRE are multi-resistant bacteria potentially responsible of hospital infections. The detection of OXA-48 CRE carriers by Chromatic OXA-48 can prevent and help surveil those infections.
Chromatic OXA-48, with its own proprietary formulation, includes antimicrobial agents and chromogenic substrata mixture that allows the selective growth of OXA-48 CRE and the identification of Escherichia coli (red color), Klebsiella spp. (Blue-violet), Enterobacter spp. (blue-green), Citrobacter spp. (blue with red halo).
2-8°C storage temperature
120 days shelf life