Biochemical Test of Klebsiella oxytoca

Biochemical Test of Klebsiella oxytoca

Biochemical Test of Klebsiella oxytoca

Biochemical Test of Klebsiella oxytoca

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Some of the characteristics are as follows:

Basic Characteristics Properties (Klebsiella oxytoca)              
Capsule Positive (+ve)
Catalase Positive (+ve)
Citrate Positive (+ve)
Flagella Negative (-ve)
Gas Variable
Gelatin Hydrolysis Negative (-ve)
Gram Staining Gram-negative
Growth in KCN Positive (+ve)
H2S Negative (-ve)
Indole Positive (+ve)
Motility Negative (-ve)
MR (Methyl Red) Negative (-ve)
Nitrate Reduction Positive (+ve)
Oxidase Negative (-ve)
Pigment Negative (-ve)
Shape Cylindrical rod shaped which appear singly, in pairs or in short chains
Spore Negative (-ve)
TSIA (Triple Sugar Iron Agar) Acid/ Acid; Gas positive; H2S negative
Urease Positive (+ve)
VP (Voges Proskauer) Positive (+ve)

Fermentation of

Adonitol Positive (+ve)
Arabinose Positive (+ve)
Arabitol Variable
Cellobiose Positive (+ve)
DNase Negative (-ve)
Dulcitol Variable
Erythritol Negative (-ve)
Glucose Positive (+ve)
Glycerol Positive (+ve)
Inositol Positive (+ve)
Lactose Positive (+ve)
Malonate Variable
Maltose Positive (+ve)
Mannitol Positive (+ve)
Mannose Positive (+ve)
Melibiose Positive (+ve)
Melezitose Positive (+ve)
Mucate Positive (+ve)
Raffinose Positive (+ve)
Rhamnose Positive (+ve)
Salicin Positive (+ve)
Sorbitol Positive (+ve)
Sucrose Positive (+ve)
Tartrate Positive (+ve)
Trehalose Positive (+ve)
Xylose Positive (+ve)

Enzymatic Reactions

Aesculine Hydrolysis Positive (+ve)
Arginine Dehydrolase Negative (-ve)
Esculin Hydrolysis Positive (+ve)
Gluconate dehydrogenase Negative (-ve)
Lipase Negative (-ve)
Lysine Decarboxylase Positive (+ve)
ONPG (β-galactosidase) Positive (+ve)
Ornithine Decarboxylase Negative (-ve)
Pectate Degradation Positive (+ve)
Phenylalanine Deaminase Positive (+ve)

References

  1. Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology Volume 2: The Proteobacteria, Part B:The Gammaproteobacteria
  2. https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/medicine-and-dentistry/klebsiella-oxytoca
  3. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5192185/
  4. https://www.vetbact.org/?artid=156
  5. http://bioinfo.bisr.res.in/cgibin/project/docter/get_details.cgi?query=all&&organism=klebsiella&&species=Klebsiella%20oxytoca
  6. http://dpuadweb.depauw.edu/$1~cfornari/s98lab/grp4/isolate3.html
  7. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC497635/
  8. http://www.techne.com/docs/k_oxytoca.pdf

Biochemical Test of Klebsiella oxytoca

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