Hardy Diagnostics releases an innovative new culture medium from its R&D; department for the selective identification of Vibrio bacteria. Vibrio infections, originating from shellfish and contaminated water, continue to be of increasing concern in America. The chromogenic media, HardyCHROM™ Vibrio, will identify the three Vibrio species that are pathogenic to humans. It is the first and only product that can identify all three species of Vibrio by colony color on the Petri plate. The most common pathogen, Vibrio vulnificus, will fluoresce under a UV light as seen in the photo.