Biochemical Test of Enterobacter aerogenes

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Last Updated on January 1, 2020 by Sagar Aryal

Biochemical Test of Enterobacter aerogenes

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Some of the characteristics are as follows:

Basic CharacteristicsProperties (Enterobacter aerogenes)
CapsulePositive (+ve)
CatalasePositive (+ve)
CitratePositive (+ve)
FlagellaPositive (+ve)
GasPositive (+ve)
Gelatin HydrolysisNegative (-ve)
Gram StainingGram-negative
H2SNegative (-ve)
IndoleNegative (-ve)
MotilityPositive (+ve)
MR (Methyl Red)Negative (-ve)
Nitrate ReductionPositive (+ve)
OF (Oxidative-Fermentative)Fermentative
OxidaseNegative (-ve)
ShapeRod-shaped
SporeNegative (-ve)
TSIA (Triple Sugar Iron Agar)Acid/ Acid Gas
UreaseNegative (-ve)
VP (Voges Proskauer)Positive (+ve)

Fermentation of

ArabinosePositive (+ve)
ArabitolNegative (-ve)
CellobiosePositive (+ve)
DNaseNegative (-ve)
FructosePositive (+ve)
GalactosePositive (+ve)
GlucosePositive (+ve)
GlycerolPositive (+ve)
LactosePositive (+ve)
MannitolPositive (+ve)
MannosePositive (+ve)
RhamnosePositive (+ve)
StarchNegative (-ve)
TrehalosePositive (+ve)
XylosePositive (+ve)

Enzymatic Reactions

Arginine DehydrolaseNegative (-ve)
Esculin HydrolysisPositive (+ve)
Gamma-Glutamyl transferasePositive (+ve)
ONPG (β-galactosidase)Positive (+ve)
Ornithine DecarboxylasePositive (+ve)
Phenylalanine DeaminaseNegative (-ve)
Tetrathionate reductaseNegative (-ve)

References

  1. Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology [3] : Volume 2: The Proteobacteria , Part B: The Gammaproteobacteria
  2. https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/medicine-and-dentistry/enterobacter-aerogenes
  3. https://microbewiki.kenyon.edu/index.php/Enterobacter_aerogenes
  4. https://eol.org/pages/972692/details
  5. https://www.britannica.com/science/Enterobacter
  6. https://www.msdsonline.com/resources/sds-resources/free-safety-data-sheet-index/enterobacter-spp/
  7. https://catalog.hardydiagnostics.com/cp_prod/Content/hugo/Enterobacter.htm
  8. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK8035/

Biochemical Test of Enterobacter aerogenes

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