The application of chromogenic media in clinical microbiology.

@article{Perry2007TheAO,
  title={The application of chromogenic media in clinical microbiology.},
  author={John David Perry and Anne Marie Freydiere},
  journal={Journal of applied microbiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={103 6},
  pages={2046-55}
}
Since 1990, a wide range of chromogenic culture media has been made commercially available providing useful tools for diagnostic clinical microbiology. By the inclusion of chromogenic enzyme substrates targeting microbial enzymes, such media are able to target pathogens with high specificity. Examples of target pathogens include Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus agalactiae, Salmonella spp. and Candida spp. The inclusion of multiple chromogenic substrates into culture media facilitates the… CONTINUE READING

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