Biochemical Test of Staphylococcus aureus

Biochemical Test of Staphylococcus aureus

­Basic Characteristics Properties (Staphylococcus aureus)
Capsule Non-Capsulated
Catalase Positive (+ve)
Citrate Positive (+ve)
Coagulase Positive (+ve)
Gas Negative (-ve)
Gelatin Hydrolysis Positive (+ve)
Gram Staining Positive (+ve)
H2S Negative (-ve)
Hemolysis Positive (+ve)- Beta
Indole Negative (-ve)
Motility Negative (-ve)
MR (Methyl Red) Positive (+ve)
Nitrate Reduction Positive (+ve)
OF (Oxidative-Fermentative) Fermentative
Oxidase Negative (-ve)
Pigment Mostly Positive (+ve)
PYR Negative (-ve)
Shape Cocci
Spore Non-Sporing
Urease Positive (+ve)
VP (Voges Proskauer) Positive (+ve)

Fermentation of

Arabinose Negative (-ve)
Cellobiose Negative (-ve)
DNase Positive (+ve)
Fructose Positive (+ve)
Galactose Positive (+ve)
Glucose Positive (+ve)
Lactose Positive (+ve)
Maltose Positive (+ve)
Mannitol Positive (+ve)
Mannose Positive (+ve)
Raffinose Negative (-ve)
Ribose Positive (+ve)
Salicin Negative (-ve)
Sucrose Positive (+ve)
Trehalose Positive (+ve)
Xylose Negative (-ve)
 

Enzymatic Reactions

Acetoin Production Positive (+ve)
Alkaline Phosphatase Positive (+ve)
Arginine Dehydrolase Positive (+ve)
Hyalurodinase Positive (+ve)
Lipase Positive (+ve)
Ornithine Decarboxylase Negative (-ve)

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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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