Real Time PCR for Food Safety

HardyCHROM™ SS - a Better Way to Screen for Enteric Pathogens

HardyCHROM SS selective chromogenic medium for Salmonella and Shigella

A highly selective chromogenic medium for the primary screening of stools for the isolation and differentiation of Salmonella and Shigella spp.
  • Colonies of Salmonella and Shigella will appear teal in color. Salmonella will appear with or without a black center.


  • Non-pathogenic organisms are easily ruled out based on colony color.
  • Reduces costly false positive work-ups.
  • Less colony picking, subculturing, and identifications.



  • Reduces the number of plates for primary stool setup.



  • Increases specificity.



  • Effectively rules out most Proteus spp.



  • Utilizes a patented chromogen - a Hardy Diagnostics exclusive.



  • Reduce labor and material costs by up to 20% - call for data.



  • Manufactured in an ISO 13485 certified facility.
  • Competitive pricing, quality products, with exceptional service and support.


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Tags: Identification, Salmonella, Pathogen, Shigella

Date Published: March 13, 2012

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