Product Code TM 1839
Salmonella is ubiquitous in animal populations and is generally isolated from the intestinal tract of animals and humans. It is one of the most prevalent organisms associated with foodborne illnesses, which is often linked to animal origin. Salmonella typhi and Salmonella paratyphi A & B cause gastroenteritis, bacteremia and enteric fever, Salmonella choleraesuis causes gastroenteritis and enteric fever, especially in children. Salmonella typhimurium is the most frequently isolated serotype of Salmonella. Salmonella is a cause of food poisoning.
Salmonella Chromogenic Medium is designed to identify Salmonella species based on their utilization of one chromogenic substrate. Their inability to utilize another chromogenic substrate, that most other members of the family Enterobacteriaceae can utilize, enables rapid and reliable identification of Salmonella species.
for identi?cation of Salmonella species from other organisms in the family Enterobacteriaceae