Biochemical Test of Acinetobacter baumannii

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Last Updated on February 4, 2021 by Sagar Aryal

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Some of the characteristics are as follows:

Basic CharacteristicsProperties (Acinetobacter baumannii)
Bile SolubilityNegative (-ve)
CatalasePositive (+ve)
CitratePositive (+ve)
CoagulaseNegative (-ve)
GasNegative (-ve)
Gelatin HydrolysisNegative (-ve)
Gram StainingNegative (-ve)
H2SNegative (-ve)
HemolysisNegative (-ve)
IndoleNegative (-ve)
MR (Methyl Red)Negative (-ve)
Nitrate ReductionNegative (-ve)
OF (Oxidative-Fermentative)Non- Fermentative (Oxidative)
OxidaseNegative (-ve)
PigmentNegative (-ve)
UreaseNegative (-ve)
VP (Voges Proskauer)Negative (-ve)

Fermentation of

DNaseNegative (-ve)
GalactosePositive (+ve)
GlucosePositive (+ve)
LactateVariable (+/-)
LactoseMostly Negative (-ve), Some Positive (+ve)
MalonatePositive (+ve)
MaltoseVariable (+/-)
MannitolNegative (-ve)
MannosePositive (+ve)
RhamnosePositive (+ve)
SucroseNegative (-ve)
XylosePositive (+ve)

Enzymatic Reactions

Arginine DehydrolasePositive (+ve)
AzelatePositive (+ve)
Beta LactamasePositive (+ve)
Esculin HydrolysisNegative (-ve)
HistamineNegative (-ve)
HistidinePositive (+ve)
LeucinePositive (+ve)
LysineVariable (+/-)
MalatePositive (+ve)
Phenylalanine DeaminasePositive (+ve)
Tyrosine HydrolysisPositive (+ve)

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