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HardyCHROM™ Chromogenic Culture Media

HardyCHROM™ is Hardy Diagnostics’ line of chromogenic, selective and differential culture media, recommended for use in primary cultivation and isolation of microorganisms. Did you know that Hardy Diagnostics was the first company to introduce chromogenic media to America in 1996?

HardyCHROM™ Listeria

For the selective isolation of Listeria monocytogenes from food and environmental samples.

Catalog no. G317

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For the screening and differentiation of Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase (ESBL) in Enterobacteriaceae.

Catalog no. G321

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For the detection and differentiation of
gram-negative bacteria that produce carbapenemase.

Catalog no. G323

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For the screening of stools for the isolation and differentiation of Salmonella and Shigella without interference from Proteus.

Catalog no. G327

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For facilitating the isolation and identification of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

Catalog no. G307

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HardyCHROM™ HUrBi™

The Urine Biplate expedites the isolation and differentiation of urinary tract pathogens.

Catalog no. J100


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For the rapid and reliable detection and differentiation of E. coli and other coliforms.

Catalog no. G303

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HardyCHROM™ Candida

To accelerate the isolation and differentiation of clinically important yeast species.

Catalog no. G301

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HardyCHROM™ BluEcoli™

For screening urine specimens for E. coli.

Catalog no. J123


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HardyCHROM™ Staphylococcus aureus

Allows for the rapid and reliable detection of S. aureus from both clinical and food specimens within 24 hours.

Catalog no. G311

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For the isolation and chromogenic detection of Cronobacter sakazakii.

Catalog no. G315

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To facilitate the isolation and differentiation of Salmonella spp. from other members of the family Enterobacteriaceae.

Catalog no. G309

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To facilitate the isolation and differentiation of urinary tract pathogens, including gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria.

Catalog no. G313


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HardyCHROM™ O157

For the isolation of enterohemorrhagic E. coli O157 from food and environmental sources.

Catalog no. G305



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HardyCHROM™ Vibrio

For use as a selective and differential growth medium for the cultivation, isolation, and differentiation of Vibrio spp. from food and environmental samples.

Catalog no. G319

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HardyCHROM™ Bcc

For selective isolation and differentiation of Burkholderia cepacia and 28 other Bcc strains, including B. cenocepacia and B. multivorans.

Catalog no. G335

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HardyCHROM™ Group A Strep

For the selective cultivation and differential isolation of Group A Streptococcus (S. pyogenes) from specimens based on colony color.

Catalog no. G337

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