Biochemical Test of Corynebacterium diphtheriae

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

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