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HardyCHROM™ Chromogenic Culture Media

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HardyCHROM™ is Hardy Diagnostics’ line of chromogenic, selective and differential culture media, recommended for use in primary cultivation and isolation of microorganisms.

  • HardyCHROM™ Listeria – selective isolation of Listeria monocytogenes from food and environmental samples.
  • HardyCHROM™ ESBL – screening and differentiation of Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase (ESBL) in Enterobacteriaceae.
  • HardyCHROM™ Carbapenemase – detection and differentiation of gram-negative bacteria that produce carbapenemase.
  • HardyCHROM™ SS NoPRO – screening of stools for the isolation and differentiation of Salmonella and Shigella .
  • HardyCHROM™ MRSA – facilitates the isolation and identification of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
  • HardyCHROM™ HUrBi™ Urine Biplate – expedites the isolation and differentiation of urinary tract pathogens.
  • HardyCHROM™ ECC – rapid and reliable detection and differentiation of E. coli and other coliforms.
  • HardyCHROM™ Candida – accelerates the isolation and differentiation of clinically important yeast species.
  • HardyCHROM™ BluEcoli™ – screening urine specimens for E. coli .
  • HardyCHROM™ Staphylococcus aureus – allows for the rapid and reliable detection of S. aureus from both clinical and food specimens within 24 hours.
  • HardyCHROM™ sakazakii – for the isolation and chromogenic detection of Cronobacter sakazakii .
  • HardyCHROM™ Salmonella – a differential medium that facilitates the isolation and differentiation of Salmonella spp. from other members of the family Enterobacteriaceae .
  • Competitive pricing, quality products, with exceptional service and support.
  • See our full product line below.

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HardyCHROM™ Product Line

DescriptionCat no. PricingPack SizeTechnical Information
HardyCHROM™ SS NoPRO ( Salmonella and Shigella, no proteus ), 15x100mm plateG327Pack of 10view
HardyCHROM™ CRE Agar, 15x100mm plateG323Pack of 10view
HardyCHROM™ BluEcoli™ Urine Biplate,
10ml fill per side, 15x100mm
J123Pack of 10view
HardyCHROM™ CNA/BluEcoli™ Urine Biplate,
10ml fill per side, 15x100mm
J116Pack of 10N/A
HardyCHROM™ Candida , for C. tropicalis, krusei, glabrata andalbicans ; 18ml fill, 15x100mm plateG301Pack of 10view
HardyCHROM™ E. coli O157 for testing food only,
18ml fill, 15x100mm plate
G305Pack of 10view
HardyCHROM™ sakazakii , for Cronobacter sakazakii ,
18ml, 15x100mm plate
G315Pack of 10view
HardyCHROM™ ECC, for E. coli and coliforms,
18ml fill, 15x100mm plate
G303Pack of 10view
HardyCHROM™ ECC, for E. coli and coliforms,
15x60mm contact plate
P17Pack of 10view
HardyCHROM™ ESBL, 18ml fill, 15x100mm plateG321Pack of 10view
HardyCHROM™ MRSA, 18ml fill, 15x100mm plateG307Pack of 10view
HardyCHROM™ MRSA CP, 15ml fill, 15x60mm contact plateP14Pack of 10view
HardyCHROM™ Salmonella , 18ml fill, 15x100mm plateG309Pack of 10view
HardyCHROM™ Staphylococcus aureus ,
18ml fill, 15x100mm plate
G311Pack of 10view
HardyCHROM™ Urine Biplate (HUrBi™), separates gram negative from positive, 18ml, 15x100mm BiplateJ100Pack of 10view
HardyCHROM™ UTI, for all urinary pathogens and other uses,
18ml fill, 15x100mm plate
G313Pack of 10view
HardyCHROM™ UTI, for all urinary pathogens and other uses,
18ml fill, 15x100mm plate
G313BXPack of 100view
Blood Agar/HardyCHROM™ UTI, 18ml fill, 15x100mm biplateJ119Pack of 10view

At Hardy, you will find a complete selection of laboratory supplies including clinical and industrial culture media, rapid test kits, stains, reagents, dehydrated culture media, molecular biology media, buffers, reagents, animal blood products, antisera, proficiency testing programs, anaerobic gas generators, specimen swabs and transports, dilution vials, QC microorganisms, susceptibility disks, immunology kits, pathogen detection kits ( Salmonella, E. coli O157, Listeria , MRSA, Staph ), Petri plates, agar based prepared media and broths, chromogenic media, mastitis media, incubators, environmental monitoring supplies, parasitology and mycology supplies, custom media formulations, disposable gloves, labcoats, loops and much more!