Biochemical Test of Streptococcus pyogenes

Biochemical Test of Streptococcus pyogenes

Characteristics Properties (Streptococcus pyogenes)
CAMP Negative (-ve)
Capsule Capsulated
Catalase Negative (-ve)
Gram Staining Positive (+ve)
Hemolysis Beta
Motility Non-Motile
OF (Oxidative-Fermentative) Fac. Anaerobes
PYR Positive (+ve)
Shape Cocci
Spore Non-Sporing
Urease Negative (-ve)
VP (Voges Proskauer) Negative (-ve)
6.5% NaCl Growth Negative (-ve)

Fermentation of

Adonitol Negative (-ve)
Arabinose Negative (-ve)
Arabitol Negative (-ve)
Cellobiose Variable
Dulcitol Negative (-ve)
Erythritol Negative (-ve)
Fructose Positive (+ve)
Galactose Positive (+ve)
Glucose Positive (+ve)
Glycerol Variable
Glycogen Variable
Hippurate Negative (-ve)
Lactose Positive (+ve)
Maltose Positive (+ve)
Mannitol Negative (-ve)
Melibiose Negative (-ve)
Raffinose Negative (-ve)
Ribose Negative (-ve)
Salicin Positive (+ve)
Sorbitol Negative (-ve)
Sucrose Positive (+ve)
Trehalose Positive (+ve)
Xylose Negative (-ve)

Enzymatic Reactions

Acetoin Production Negative (-ve)
Alkaline Phosphatase Positive (+ve)
Arginine Dehydrolase Positive (+ve)
Esculin Hydrolysis Variable
Hyalurodinase Positive (+ve)
Neuraminidase Positive (+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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