Biochemical Test of Actinomyces israelii

Biochemical Test of Actinomyces israelii

Basic Characteristics Properties (Actinomyces israelii)
CAMP Negative (-ve)
Capsule Non-Capsulated
Catalase Negative (-ve)
Flagella Negative (-ve)
Gelatin Hydrolysis Negative (-ve)
Gram Staining Positive (+ve)
H2S Positive (+ve)
Hemolysis Negative (-ve)
Indole Negative (-ve)
Motility Non-Motile
MR (Methyl Red) Positive (+ve)
Nitrate Reduction Positive (+ve)
OF (Oxidative-Fermentative) Anaerobic
Pigment Negative (-ve)
Shape Rod
Spore Non-Sporing
Urease Negative (-ve)
VP (Voges Proskauer) Negative (-ve)

Fermentation of

Adonitol Negative (-ve)
Arabinose Positive (+ve)
Cellobiose Positive (+ve)
DNase Negative (-ve)
Erythritol Negative (-ve)
Fructose Positive (+ve)
Glucose Positive (+ve)
Glycerol Negative (-ve)
Glycogen Negative (-ve)
Hippurate Negative (-ve)
Lactose Positive (+ve)
Maltose Positive (+ve)
Mannitol Positive (+ve)
Mannose Positive (+ve)
Melibiose Variable
MyoInositol Variable
Raffinose Positive (+ve)
Rhamnose Negative (-ve)
Ribose Variable
Salicin Variable
Sorbitol Variable
Starch Negative (-ve)
Sucrose Positive (+ve)
Trehalose Variable
Xylose Positive (+ve)

Enzymatic Reactions

Acid Phosphatase Variable
Alkaline Phosphatase Negative (-ve)
Arginine Dihydrolase Positive (+ve)
Casein Hydrolysis Negative (-ve)
Esculin Hydrolysis Positive (+ve)
Lipase Negative (-ve)
Lysine Positive (+ve)

Actinomyces israelii

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