CHROMagar MH Orientation and patients with Ventilated Associated Pneumonia

Viral respiratory tract infections can often be complicated by bacterial co-infections, this can be the case in particular with COVID-19 infections. Note that secondary infections are observed in intensive care (15 % of cases and factor of misdiagnosis) and not before hospitalization.

CHROMagarTM MH Orientation, a chromogenic Mueller Hinton agar was developed with the aim to speed up the time to results by combining the chromogenic differentiation of the species and the antibiotic susceptibility test, allowing a same-day results in both fields contrary to the concomitant traditional protocol which takes 48 hours.

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