Biochemical Test of Helicobacter pylori

Last Updated on February 4, 2021 by Sagar Aryal

Biochemical Test of Helicobacter pylori

Basic Characteristics Properties (Helicobacter pylori)
Capsule Non-Capsulated
Catalase Positive (+ve)
Flagella Flagellated
Glycine (1%) Tolerance Negative (-ve)
Gram Staining Negative (-ve)
Growth at 25, 30 and 45°C Negative (-ve)
Growth at 35 and 40°C Positive (+ve)
Growth at 0.5 and 0.75 % NaCl Positive (+ve)
Growth at 1.00 and 1.25 % NaCl Positive (+ve)
Growth at 1.5 % NaCl Negative (-ve)
H2S Positive (+ve)
Motility Motile
Nitrate Reduction Negative (-ve)
Oxidase Positive (+ve)
Shape Rods
Spore Non-Sporing
Urease Positive (+ve)

Fermentation of

Glucose Positive (+ve)

Enzymatic Reactions

Alkaline Phosphatase Positive (+ve)
Hippurate Negative (-ve)
Indoxyl Acetate Negative (-ve)


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