Biochemical Test of Klebsiella oxytoca

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Biochemical Test of Klebsiella oxytoca

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Some of the characteristics are as follows:

Basic CharacteristicsProperties (Klebsiella oxytoca)              
CapsulePositive (+ve)
CatalasePositive (+ve)
CitratePositive (+ve)
FlagellaNegative (-ve)
GasVariable
Gelatin HydrolysisNegative (-ve)
Gram StainingGram-negative
Growth in KCNPositive (+ve)
H2SNegative (-ve)
IndolePositive (+ve)
MotilityNegative (-ve)
MR (Methyl Red)Negative (-ve)
Nitrate ReductionPositive (+ve)
OxidaseNegative (-ve)
PigmentNegative (-ve)
ShapeCylindrical rod shaped which appear singly, in pairs or in short chains
SporeNegative (-ve)
TSIA (Triple Sugar Iron Agar)Acid/ Acid; Gas positive; H2S negative
UreasePositive (+ve)
VP (Voges Proskauer)Positive (+ve)

Fermentation of

AdonitolPositive (+ve)
ArabinosePositive (+ve)
ArabitolVariable
CellobiosePositive (+ve)
DNaseNegative (-ve)
DulcitolVariable
ErythritolNegative (-ve)
GlucosePositive (+ve)
GlycerolPositive (+ve)
InositolPositive (+ve)
LactosePositive (+ve)
MalonateVariable
MaltosePositive (+ve)
MannitolPositive (+ve)
MannosePositive (+ve)
MelibiosePositive (+ve)
MelezitosePositive (+ve)
MucatePositive (+ve)
RaffinosePositive (+ve)
RhamnosePositive (+ve)
SalicinPositive (+ve)
SorbitolPositive (+ve)
SucrosePositive (+ve)
TartratePositive (+ve)
TrehalosePositive (+ve)
XylosePositive (+ve)

Enzymatic Reactions

Aesculine HydrolysisPositive (+ve)
Arginine DehydrolaseNegative (-ve)
Esculin HydrolysisPositive (+ve)
Gluconate dehydrogenaseNegative (-ve)
LipaseNegative (-ve)
Lysine DecarboxylasePositive (+ve)
ONPG (β-galactosidase)Positive (+ve)
Ornithine DecarboxylaseNegative (-ve)
Pectate DegradationPositive (+ve)
Phenylalanine DeaminasePositive (+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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