Biochemical Test of Campylobacter fetus subsp. fetus

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Biochemical Test of Campylobacter fetus subsp. fetus

Biochemical Test of Campylobacter fetus subsp. fetus

Basic CharacteristicsProperties (Campylobacter fetus subsp. fetus)
CapsuleCapsule like surface (S-layer) proteins
CatalasePositive (+ve)
Gram StainingGram-negative
KMnO4Positive (+ve)
H2SNegative (-ve)
HemolysisNegative (-ve)
MotilityPositive (+ve)
2% NaClPositive (+ve)
Nitrate ReductionPositive (+ve)
2% Ox-bilePositive (+ve)
OxidasePositive (+ve)
0.02% SafraninPositive (+ve)
ShapeSlender curved rods; comma-, S-, and gull-shaped; ends of the cells

are pointed.

SporeNegative (-ve)
UreaseNegative (-ve)

Fermentation of

ArabinoseNegative (-ve)
GalactoseNegative (-ve)
Glucose (8%)Positive (+ve)
1% GlycinePositive (+ve)
HippurateNegative (-ve)
Indoxyl acetate hydrolysisNegative (-ve)
LactoseNegative (-ve)
MaltoseNegative (-ve)
MannoseNegative (-ve)
RaffinoseNegative (-ve)
RhamnoseNegative (-ve)
SucroseNegative (-ve)

Enzymatic Reactions

HippucaseNegative (-ve)

References

  1. Brenner, D. J., Krieg, N. R., Garrity, G. M., & Staley, J. T. (2005). Bergey’s manual of systematic bacteriology: Volume two. New York: Springer.
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  4. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24550377
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  10. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC442575/

Biochemical Test of Campylobacter fetus subsp. fetus

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