Biochemical Test of Enterococcus faecalis

Biochemical Test of Enterococcus faecalis

Biochemical Test of Enterococcus faecalis

Biochemical Test of Enterococcus faecalis

Basic Characteristics Properties (Enterococcus faecalis )
Bile Resistance Resistance to 40% (v/v) bile
Capsule Negative (-ve)
Catalase Negative (-ve)
Citrate Negative (-ve)
Flagella Negative (-ve)
Gelatin Hydrolysis Variable
Gram Staining Gram-positive
H2S Negative (-ve)
Hemolysis Negative (-ve)
Indole Negative (-ve)
Motility Negative (-ve)
6.5% NaCl Positive (+ve)
OF (Oxidative-Fermentative) Fermentative
Oxidase Negative (-ve)
Pigment Negative (-ve)
PYR Positive (+ve)
Shape Cocci
Sodium azide Positive (+ve)
Spore Negative (-ve)
Urease Negative (-ve)
VP (Voges Proskauer) Positive (+ve)

Fermentation of

Adonitol Positive (+ve)
Arabinose Negative (-ve)
Arabitol Positive (+ve)
Arbutin Positive (+ve)
Cellobiose Positive (+ve)
Dulcitol Negative (-ve)
Erythritol Negative (-ve)
Fructose Negative (-ve)
Fucose Negative (-ve)
Galactose Positive (+ve)
Gentiobiose Positive (+ve)
Glucose Positive (+ve)
Gluconate Variable
Glycerol Positive (+ve)
Glycogen Negative (-ve)
Inositol Negative (-ve)
Inulin Negative (-ve)
Lactose Positive (+ve)
Maltose Positive (+ve)
Mannitol Positive (+ve)
Mannose Positive (+ve)
Melibiose Negative (-ve)
Pyruvate Positive (+ve)
Raffinose Negative (-ve)
Rhamnose Variable
Ribose Positive (+ve)
Sorbitol Negative (-ve)
Starch Negative (-ve)
Trehalose Positive (+ve)
Xylose Negative (-ve)

Enzymatic Reactions

Acetoin Production Positive (+ve)
Alkaline Phosphatase Negative (-ve)
Arginine Dehydrolase Positive (+ve)
Esculin Hydrolysis Positive (+ve)
Beta Glucuronidase Negative (-ve)
Hippurate Positive (+ve)
ONPG (β-galactosidase) Negative (-ve)
Pyrrolidonyl arylamidase Positive (+ve)

References

  1. Bergey, D H, William B. Whitman, Vos P. De, George M. Garrity, and D Jones. Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology: Vol. 3. New York: Springer, 2009. Print.
  2. https://microbiologyinfo.com/biochemical-test-and-identification-of-enterococcus-faecalis/
  3. https://aem.asm.org/content/65/10/4425
  4. https://www.vetbact.org/?artid=124

Biochemical Test of Enterococcus faecalis

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