Biochemical Test of Providencia stuartii

Biochemical Test of Providencia stuartii

Basic Characteristics Properties (Providencia stuartii)
Capsule Non-Capsulated
Catalase Positive (+ve)
Citrate Positive (+ve)
Flagella Flagellated
Gas from glucose Negative (-ve)
Gelatin Hydrolysis Negative (-ve)
Gram Staining Negative (-ve)
Growth in KCN Positive (+ve)
H2S Negative (-ve)
Indole Positive (+ve)
Motility Positive (+ve)
MR (Methyl Red) Positive (+ve)
Nitrate Reduction Positive (+ve)
OF (Oxidative-Fermentative) Fermentative
Oxidase Negative (-ve)
Pigment Negative (-ve)
Shape Rods
Spore Non-Sporing
Urease Negative (-ve)
VP (Voges Proskauer) Negative (-ve)

Fermentation of

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

Enzymatic Reactions

Acetate Utilization Positive (+ve)
Aesculine Hydrolysis Negative (-ve)
Arginine Dihydrolase Negative (-ve)
Esculin Hydrolysis Negative (-ve)
Lipase Negative (-ve)
Lysine Decarboxylase Negative (-ve)
ONPG (β-galactosidase) Negative (-ve)
Ornithine Decarboxylase Negative (-ve)
Phenylalanine Deaminase Positive (+ve)

Providencia stuartii

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Sagar Aryal

Sagar Aryal is a microbiologist and a scientific blogger. He is doing his Ph.D. at the Central Department of Microbiology, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal. He was awarded the DAAD Research Grant to conduct part of his Ph.D. research work for two years (2019-2021) at Helmholtz-Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland (HIPS), Saarbrucken, Germany. Sagar is interested in research on actinobacteria, myxobacteria, and natural products. He is the Research Head of the Department of Natural Products, Kathmandu Research Institute for Biological Sciences (KRIBS), Lalitpur, Nepal. Sagar has more than ten years of experience in blogging, content writing, and SEO. Sagar was awarded the SfAM Communications Award 2015: Professional Communicator Category from the Society for Applied Microbiology (Now: Applied Microbiology International), Cambridge, United Kingdom (UK).

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