Biochemical Characteristics of Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Biochemical Characteristics of Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Last Updated on January 10, 2020 by Sagar Aryal

Biochemical Characteristics of Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Some of the biochemical test results are as follows:

S.N. Biochemical Test Results
1 5% NaCl Tolerance Negative (-ve)
2 68°C Catalase Test Negative (-ve)
3 Acid Phosphatase Negative (-ve)
4 Amidase Test Positive (+ve)
5 Arylsulphatase Test Negative (-ve)
6 Growth on P-Nitrobenzoic Acid Negative (-ve)
7 Growth on TCH (10mg/ml) Positive (+ve)
8 Iron Uptake Negative (-ve)
9 Neutral Red Test Positive (+ve)
10 Nicain Test Positive (+ve)
11 Nitrate Reduction Test Positive (+ve)
12 Peroxidase Test Positive (+ve)
13 Pyrazinamidase Test Positive (+ve)
14 Semi-Quantitative Catalase Test Negative (-ve)
15 Tellurite Reduction Test Variable
16 Tween 80 Hydrolysis Negative (-ve)
17 Urease Test Variable

Biochemical Characteristics of Mycobacterium tuberculosis

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