Biochemical Test of Staphylococcus aureus

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Last Updated on February 4, 2021 by Sagar Aryal

Biochemical Test of Staphylococcus aureus

­Basic CharacteristicsProperties (Staphylococcus aureus)
CatalasePositive (+ve)
CitratePositive (+ve)
CoagulasePositive (+ve)
GasNegative (-ve)
Gelatin HydrolysisPositive (+ve)
Gram StainingPositive (+ve)
H2SNegative (-ve)
HemolysisPositive (+ve)- Beta
IndoleNegative (-ve)
MotilityNegative (-ve)
MR (Methyl Red)Positive (+ve)
Nitrate ReductionPositive (+ve)
OF (Oxidative-Fermentative)Fermentative
OxidaseNegative (-ve)
PigmentMostly Positive (+ve)
PYRNegative (-ve)
UreasePositive (+ve)
VP (Voges Proskauer)Positive (+ve)

Fermentation of

ArabinoseNegative (-ve)
CellobioseNegative (-ve)
DNasePositive (+ve)
FructosePositive (+ve)
GalactosePositive (+ve)
GlucosePositive (+ve)
LactosePositive (+ve)
MaltosePositive (+ve)
MannitolPositive (+ve)
MannosePositive (+ve)
RaffinoseNegative (-ve)
RibosePositive (+ve)
SalicinNegative (-ve)
SucrosePositive (+ve)
TrehalosePositive (+ve)
XyloseNegative (-ve)

Enzymatic Reactions

Acetoin ProductionPositive (+ve)
Alkaline PhosphatasePositive (+ve)
Arginine DehydrolasePositive (+ve)
HyalurodinasePositive (+ve)
LipasePositive (+ve)
Ornithine DecarboxylaseNegative (-ve)

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