Biochemical Test of Listeria monocytogenes

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Last Updated on January 14, 2020 by Sagar Aryal

Biochemical Test of Listeria monocytogenes

Basic CharacteristicsProperties (Listeria monocytogenes)
CAMPPositive (+ve)
CatalasePositive (+ve)
FlagellaFlagellated
GasNegative (-ve)
Gram StainingPositive (+ve)
H2SNegative (-ve)
HemolysisBeta Hemolysis
IndoleNegative (-ve)
MotilityMotile
MR (Methyl Red)Positive (+ve)
Nitrate ReductionNegative (-ve)
OxidaseNegative (-ve)
ShapeRods
SporeNon-Sporing
UreaseNegative (-ve)
VP (Voges Proskauer)Positive (+ve)

Fermentation of

ArabinoseNegative (-ve)
DextrinVariable
GalactoseVariable
GluconateNegative (-ve)
D-GlucosePositive (+ve)
GlycerolPositive (+ve)
GlycogenNegative (-ve)
HippuratePositive (+ve)
LactosePositive (+ve)
D-MannitolNegative (-ve)
MelezitosePositive (+ve)
MelibioseNegative (-ve)
RhamnosePositive (+ve)
RiboseNegative (-ve)
SorbitolVariable
StarchNegative (-ve)
SucrosePositive (+ve)
TrehalosePositive (+ve)
XyloseNegative (-ve)

Enzymatic Reactions

Acid PhosphatasePositive (+ve)
Arginine DehydrolasePositive (+ve)
CelluloseNegative (-ve)
Esculin HydrolysisPositive (+ve)
LecithinasePositive (+ve)
TryptophanaseNegative (-ve)

Biochemical Test of Listeria monocytogenes

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