Reveal pathogens! bioMérieux CHROMID range puts it in living color
Multi-drug resistant organisms (MDRO) and healthcare-associated infections are major patient-care and economic challenges for healthcare systems. CHROMID chromogenic media for simultaneous culture and identification offers easy-to-read results with color intensity and specificity.
Detect resistant organisms
Urinary tract infections
FIGHT ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE
CHROMID CARBA SMART and the new CHROMID Colistin R (COLR) are part of bioMérieux’s CHROMID MDRO range for the screening of multi-drug resistant organisms.
CHROMID Colistin R: What do the experts say?
“CHROMID Colistin R agar represents a selective and specific method to perform surveillance studies to detect colistin-resistant Enterobacteriaceae using both stool and swabs samples.”
– Garcia-Fernandez, et. al., 2018 (see ref. below)
CHROMID Colistin R (COLR)
Multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria infections are serious and hard to treat. A last-line antibiotic, Colistin might offer a solution… but what about colistin resistance? The new CHROMID Colistin R agar (COLR) can be used for screening colistin-resistant Gram-negative bacteria and for qualitative resistance detection to colistin from isolated colonies.
CHROMID CARBA SMART
Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriacae (CPE) are multidrug-resistant bacteria sometimes implicated in healthcare-associated infections (HAI) and even epidemics. Rapid detection of CPE contributes to better infection prevention and control, patient care and epidemiological monitoring. Screen for all CPE in just one step with CHROMID CARBA SMART selective chromogenic media bi-plate.
CHROMID CARBA SMART: What do the experts say?
“When [CHROMID OXA-48 is] used with CHROMID CARBA, this combination of media potentially offers a highly effective solution for detection of Enterobacteriaceae with any commonly encountered carbapenemase.”
– Zarakolu P., et al., 2015 (see ref. below)
URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the most commonly seen infections in the clinical environment. UTIs are involved in up to 40% of healthcare-associated infections (HAI) and are increasingly caused by multidrug-resistant organisms.
CHROMID CPS Elite for urinary tract infections
CHROMID CPS Elite enables the isolation, enumeration and direct or presumptive identification of organism involved in urinary tract infections.
CHROMID CPS Elite: What do the experts say?
“CHROMID CPS Elite is accurate for uropathogen identification, reduces consumable usage, and may expedite the identification of E. coli in clinical specimens.”
– Yarbrough, et. al., 2016 (see ref. below)
1) Brunner & Suddarth’s textbook of medical-surgical nursing (12th ed.). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 2010. p. 1359.
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