Biochemical Test of Aeromonas hydrophila

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Biochemical Test of Aeromonas hydrophila

Biochemical Test of Aeromonas hydrophila

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Some of the characteristics are as follows:

Basic CharacteristicsProperties (Aeromonas hydrophila)
Capsule-ve
Catalase+ve
Citrate+ve
Flagella+ve
Gas+ve
Gelatin Hydrolysis+ve
Gram StainingGram-negative
H2S+ve
Hemolysis+ve
Indole+ve
Maximum Growth Temperature41°C
Motility+ve
Nitrate Reduction+ve
OF (Oxidative-Fermentative)Fermentative
Oxidase+ve
Oxygen RequirementFacultative Anaerobe
ShapeRod
Spore-ve
String Test-ve
TSIA (Triple Sugar Iron Agar)Alkali/Acid
Urease-ve
VP (Voges Proskauer)+ve

Fermentation of

ArabinoseVariable
Arabitol-ve
DNase+ve
Dulcitol-ve
Erythritol-ve
Glucose+ve
GluconateVariable
LactoseVariable
Mannitol+ve
Mucate-ve
Rhamnose-ve
Sorbitol-ve
Sucrose+ve
Trehalose+ve
Xylose-ve

Enzymatic Reactions

Arbutin+ve
Arginine Dehydrolase+ve
Elastase+ve
Esculin Hydrolysis+ve
Lysine Decarboxylase+ve
Ornithine Decarboxylase-ve
Pectinase+ve
Phenylalanine Deaminase-ve
Pyrazinamidase+ve

References

  1. Garrity, George Brenner, Don J., Krieg, Noel R., Staley, James R. (2005). Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology. Volume 2: The Proteobacteria, Part B: The Gammaproteobacteria.
  2. Sharon L. Abbott, Wendy K. W. Cheung, J. Michael Janda. The Genus Aeromonas: Biochemical Characteristics, Atypical Reactions, and Phenotypic Identification Schemes Journal of Clinical Microbiology Jun 2003, 41 (6) 2348-2357; DOI: 10.1128/JCM.41.6.2348-2357.2003
  3. Chuang, H. C., Ho, Y. H., Lay, C. J., Wang, L. S., Tsai, Y. S., & Tsai, C. C. (2011). Different clinical characteristics among Aeromonas hydrophila, Aeromonas veronii biovar sobria and Aeromonas caviae monomicrobial bacteremia. Journal of Korean medical science, 26(11), 1415-20.
  4. https://microbewiki.kenyon.edu/index.php/Aeromonas_Hydrophila
  5. https://hmsc.oregonstate.edu/classes/MB492/hydrophilahayes/
  6. https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/biochemistry-genetics-and-molecular-biology/aeromonas-hydrophila
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Biochemical Test of Aeromonas hydrophila

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