SALM Chrom agar for stool culture
SALM Chrom agar for stool culture

Best Culture Media for Stool or Faeces.

As a medical scientist, I have used chrom/chromogenic agar, which seems to be the best culture media for stool to detect and isolateĀ Salmonella species like Salmonella Typhi and Salmonella Paratyphi. HOW DOES CHROMAGAR WORK Chrom agar works by identifying bacteria by specific colour. This colour is as a result of complex interaction between the bacteria and the constituent of the media that leads to the production of a specific colour. In this case, purple/mauve. SALM Chrom Agar For stool culture, there is a particular chrom…

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