Package size: 5000 ml
CHROMagar™ ESBL Supplement added to CHROMagar™ Orientation contributes to the rapid screening of Gram-negative ESBL-producing bacteria.
CHROMagar™ ESBL Supplement allows the detection of ESBL-producing bacteria while inhibiting the growth of other bacteria, including most of those carrying ampC type resistance. This is an important feature because intrinsic ampC resistance has less epidemic relevance, but often leads to ESBL false positive reading in the classical testing methods.
Detection of resistant isolates is difficult based on routine susceptibility testing performed by a clinical microbiology laboratory, while with CHROMagar ESBL Supplement: