Biochemical Characteristics of Mycobacterium tuberculosis

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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 TestResults
15% NaCl ToleranceNegative (-ve)
268°C Catalase TestNegative (-ve)
3Acid PhosphataseNegative (-ve)
4Amidase TestPositive (+ve)
5Arylsulphatase TestNegative (-ve)
6Growth on P-Nitrobenzoic AcidNegative (-ve)
7Growth on TCH (10mg/ml)Positive (+ve)
8Iron UptakeNegative (-ve)
9Neutral Red TestPositive (+ve)
10Nicain TestPositive (+ve)
11Nitrate Reduction TestPositive (+ve)
12Peroxidase TestPositive (+ve)
13Pyrazinamidase TestPositive (+ve)
14Semi-Quantitative Catalase TestNegative (-ve)
15Tellurite Reduction TestVariable
16Tween 80 HydrolysisNegative (-ve)
17Urease TestVariable

Biochemical Characteristics of Mycobacterium tuberculosis

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