Biochemical Test of Proteus mirabilis

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Last Updated on January 11, 2020 by Sagar Aryal

Biochemical Test of Proteus mirabilis

­Basic CharacteristicsProperties ( Proteus mirabilis )
CapsuleNegative (-ve)
CatalasePositive (+ve)
CitratePositive (+ve)
FlagellaPositive (+ve)
Gas from GlucosePositive (+ve)
Gelatin HydrolysisPositive (+ve)
Gram StainingNegative (-ve)
Growth in KCNPositive (+ve)
H2SPositive (+ve)
IndoleNegative (-ve)
MotilityPositive (+ve)
MR (Methyl Red)Positive (+ve)
Nitrate ReductionPositive (+ve)
OF (Oxidative-Fermentative)Facultative anaerobes
OxidaseNegative (-ve)
PigmentNegative (-ve)
ShapeRods
SporeNegative (-ve)
UreasePositive (+ve)
VP (Voges Proskauer)Negative (-ve)

Fermentation of

AdonitolNegative (-ve)
ArabinoseNegative (-ve)
ArabitolNegative (-ve)
CellobioseNegative (-ve)
DNaseVariable
DulcitolNegative (-ve)
ErythritolNegative (-ve)
GlucosePositive (+ve)
GlycerolPositive (+ve)
InositolNegative (-ve)
LactoseNegative (-ve)
MalonateNegative (-ve)
MaltoseNegative (-ve)
MannitolNegative (-ve)
MannoseNegative (-ve)
MelibioseNegative (-ve)
MucateNegative (-ve)
MyoInositolNegative (-ve)
RaffinoseNegative (-ve)
RhamnoseNegative (-ve)
SalicinNegative (-ve)
SorbitolNegative (-ve)
StarchNegative (-ve)
SucroseNegative (-ve)
TartratePositive (+ve)
TrehalosePositive (+ve)
XylosePositive (+ve)

Enzymatic Reactions

Acetate UtilizationNegative (-ve)
Aesculine HydrolysisNegative (-ve)
Casein HydrolysisNegative (-ve)
Esculin HydrolysisNegative (-ve)
LipasePositive (+ve)
Lysine decarboxylasesNegative (-ve)
ONPG (β-galactosidase)Negative (-ve)
Ornithine DecarboxylasePositive (+ve)
Pectate DegradationNegative (-ve)
Phenylalanine DeaminasePositive (+ve)
Tryptophan DeaminaseNegative (-ve)

Biochemical Test of Proteus mirabilis

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