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Table 1 Typical colony appearance of different isolates on Chromagar-KPC

From: Detection of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in rectal surveillance cultures in non-hospitalized patients

Microorganism Typical colony appearance
E.coli Dark pink to redish
Klebsiell, Enterobacter, Citrobacter Metallic blue
Pseudomonas Cream, translucent
Carbapenem sensitive strains Inhibited
Gram + ve strains Inhibited
Yeasts Mostly inhibited