Candida Albicans Chromogenic Culture Media

  • For selective isolation of yeasts and direct identification of Candida albicans
  • Candida albicans colonies are coloured blue by the specific hydrolysis of a hexosaminidase chromogenic substrate
  • The hydrolysis of a second substrate (pink colouration) differentiates mixed cultures and orients identification of other species colonies such as Candia glabrate or Candida krusei
Candida Albicans (blue colonies) and Other Cnadida species (Pink Colonies)

Candida Albicans (blue colonies) and Other Cnadida species (Pink Colonies)

Candida albicans bluecolonies - hydrolyse hexosaminidase

Candida albicans bluecolonies – hydrolyse hexosaminidase


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