Biochemical Test of Campylobacter jejuni

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Last Updated on January 7, 2020 by Sagar Aryal

Biochemical Test of Campylobacter jejuni

Basic CharacteristicsProperties (Campylobacter jejuni)
CapsuleCapsulated
CatalasePositive (+ve)
FlagellaFlagellated
Gram StainingNegative (-ve)
Growth at 25°CNegative (-ve)
Growth at 37°CPositive (+ve)
Growth at 42°CPositive (+ve)
Growth on MacConkey AgarPositive (+ve)
H2SNegative (-ve)
HemolysisNon-Hemolytic
KOHPositive (+ve)
MotilityMotile
Nitrate ReductionPositive (+ve)
Nitrite ReductionNegative (-ve)
OF (Oxidative-Fermentative)Non-Fermentative
OxidasePositive (+ve)
Resistance to cephalothinPositive (+ve)
Resistance to nalidixic acidNegative (-ve)
ShapeComma/S-Shaped/Coccoid/Rods
SporeNon-Sporing
UreaseNegative (-ve)

Fermentation of

DNaseNegative (-ve)
GlucoseNegative (-ve)

Enzymatic Reactions (Hydrolysis)

Alkaline PhosphataseVariable
ArylsulphataseNegative (-ve)
HippuratePositive (+ve)
Indoxyl AcetatePositive (+ve)
Tween 40Positive (+ve)
Tween 60Positive (+ve)
Tween 80Negative (-ve)

Scanning electron micrograph of the spiral shape and flagella of Campylobacter jejuni

Figure: Scanning electron micrograph of the spiral shape and flagella of Campylobacter jejuni

Biochemical Test of Campylobacter jejuni

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