Biochemical Test of Corynebacterium diphtheriae

Biochemical Test of Corynebacterium diphtheriae

Last Updated on January 12, 2020 by Sagar Aryal

Biochemical Test of Corynebacterium diphtheriae

Basic Characteristics Properties (Corynebacterium diphtheriae)
CAMP Negative (-ve)
Capsule Non-Capsulated
Catalase Positive (+ve)
Cetrimide Test Negative (-ve)
Citrate Negative (-ve)
Coagulase Negative (-ve)
Flagella Non-Flagellated
Gas Variable
Gelatin Hydrolysis Negative (-ve)
Gram Staining Positive (+ve)
H2S Positive (+ve)
Hemolysis Weak Beta hemolysis
Indole Negative (-ve)
Motility Non-Motile
MR (Methyl Red) Positive (+ve)
Nitrate Reduction Positive (+ve)
OF (Oxidative-Fermentative) Fermentative
Oxidase Negative (-ve)
Pigment Positive (+ve)
Shape Rod/Club Shaped
Spore Non-Sporing
Urease Negative (-ve)

Fermentation of

Arabinose Positive (+ve)
Dextrose Positive (+ve)
Fructose Positive (+ve)
Galactose Positive (+ve)
Glucose Positive (+ve)
Glycogen Negative (-ve)
Hippurate Negative (-ve)
Lactose Negative (-ve)
Maltose Positive (+ve)
Mannitol Negative (-ve)
Mannose Positive (+ve)
Raffinose Variable
Rhamnose Positive (+ve)
Salicin Positive (+ve)
Starch Negative (-ve)
Sucrose Negative (-ve)
Trehalose Negative (-ve)
Xylose Negative (-ve)

Enzymatic Reactions

Alkaline Phosphatase Negative (-ve)
Casein Hydrolysis Negative (-ve)
Esculin Hydrolysis Negative (-ve)
Ornithine Decarboxylase Negative (-ve)
Tellurite Positive (+ve)
Tyrosine Hydrolysis Negative (-ve)

Corynebacterium diphtheriae

Biochemical Test of Corynebacterium diphtheriae

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