Biochemical Test of Acinetobacter baumannii

Biochemical Test of Acinetobacter baumannii

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Some of the characteristics are as follows:

Basic Characteristics Properties (Acinetobacter baumannii)
Bile Solubility Negative (-ve)
Capsule Capsulated
Catalase Positive (+ve)
Citrate Positive (+ve)
Coagulase Negative (-ve)
Flagella Non-Flagellated
Gas Negative (-ve)
Gelatin Hydrolysis Negative (-ve)
Gram Staining Negative (-ve)
H2S Negative (-ve)
Hemolysis Negative (-ve)
Indole Negative (-ve)
Motility Non-Motile
MR (Methyl Red) Negative (-ve)
Nitrate Reduction Negative (-ve)
OF (Oxidative-Fermentative) Non- Fermentative (Oxidative)
Oxidase Negative (-ve)
Pigment Negative (-ve)
Shape Coccobacillus
Spore Non-Sporing
Urease Negative (-ve)
VP (Voges Proskauer) Negative (-ve)

Fermentation of

DNase Negative (-ve)
Galactose Positive (+ve)
Glucose Positive (+ve)
Lactate Variable (+/-)
Lactose Mostly Negative (-ve), Some Positive (+ve)
Malonate Positive (+ve)
Maltose Variable (+/-)
Mannitol Negative (-ve)
Mannose Positive (+ve)
Rhamnose Positive (+ve)
Sucrose Negative (-ve)
Xylose Positive (+ve)

Enzymatic Reactions

Arginine Dehydrolase Positive (+ve)
Azelate Positive (+ve)
Beta Lactamase Positive (+ve)
Esculin Hydrolysis Negative (-ve)
Histamine Negative (-ve)
Histidine Positive (+ve)
Leucine Positive (+ve)
Lysine Variable (+/-)
Malate Positive (+ve)
Phenylalanine Deaminase Positive (+ve)
Tyrosine Hydrolysis Positive (+ve)

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