Chromogenic Coliform Agar (CCA)

Manufacturer: biokar



The Chromogenic Coliform Agar (CCA) allows the detection and enumeration of Escherichia coli and coliform bacteria to waters of low numbers (less than 100 total colonies).

Technical specifications


  • According to ISO 9308-1:2014
  • Detection of β-galactosidase and β-glucoronidase
  • No extra addition of supplements
  • Chomogenic
  • Aeromonas and Pseudomonas inhibition


  • 500gr and 20 plates

Sample kind

  • Water samples (dinking water, disinfected pool water or finished water from treatment plants)

Test time

  • 21 +/- 3 hours


  • Escherichia coli blue to purple color, Coliforms (other than Escherichia coli) pink to red color

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