Biochemical Test of Bacteria

Biochemical Test of Bacteria

Biochemical reactions are very important in the identification of bacterial isolates and in the identification of different bacterial species. These tests depend on the presence of certain enzymes, such as catalase, oxidase, urease, gelatinase, etc., produced by the bacteria. Different … Read more

Biochemical Test of Fusobacterium necrophorum

Biochemical Test of Fusobacterium necrophorum

Image Source: Microbe-Canvas Some of the characteristics are as follows: Basic Characteristics Properties (Fusobacterium necrophorum) Bile Growth Variable Capsule Negative (-ve) Catalase Negative (-ve) Flagella Negative (-ve) Gas Positive (+ve) Gelatin Hydrolysis Variable Gram Staining Gram-negative bacteria H2S Positive (+ve) … Read more

Biochemical Test of Aeromonas hydrophila

Biochemical Test of Aeromonas hydrophila

Image Source: Wikipedia Some of the characteristics are as follows: Basic Characteristics Properties (Aeromonas hydrophila) Capsule -ve Catalase +ve Citrate +ve Flagella +ve Gas +ve Gelatin Hydrolysis +ve Gram Staining Gram-negative H2S +ve Hemolysis +ve Indole +ve Maximum Growth Temperature … Read more

Biochemical Test of Haemophilus aegyptius

Biochemical Test of Haemophilus aegyptius

Some of the characteristics are as follows: Basic Characteristics Properties (Haemophilus aegyptius) Capsule Negative (-ve) Catalase Positive (+ve) Gas Negative (-ve) Gram Staining .Gram-negative H2S Negative (-ve) Hemolysis Negative (-ve) Indole Negative (-ve) Motility Negative (-ve) Nitrate Reduction Positive (+ve) … Read more

Biochemical Test of Burkholderia cepacia

Biochemical Test of Burkholderia cepacia

a: Burkholderia cepacia ATCC (Image Source: ATCC) b: Burkholderia cepacia (Image Source: Rapid Microbiology) c: Burkholderia cepacia (Image Source: OMICS International) d: Burkholderia cepacia complex from respiratory secretions of patients with cystic fibrosis (Image Source: Thermo Scientific) e: Scanning Electron … Read more

Biochemical Test of Klebsiella granulomatis

Biochemical Test of Klebsiella granulomatis

Image: Granuloma inguinale (donovanosis) in a conventional Pap test. A: Granulomatous inflammation is shown with epithelioid histiocytes and lymphocytes. B: The organisms (Donovan bodies) can be seen in thin-walled intracytoplasmic vacuoles (circle ). (Pap stain, Mag ×200 in a and … Read more

Biochemical Test of Haemophilus parainfluenzae

Biochemical Test of Haemophilus parainfluenzae

Some of the characteristics are as follows: Basic Characteristics Properties (Haemophilus parainfluenzae) Capsule Variable Catalase Variable Gas Variable Gram Staining Gram-negative (-ve) H2S Positive (+ve) Hemolysis Negative (-ve) Indole Variable Motility Negative (-ve) Nitrate Reduction Positive (+ve) Nitrite Reduction Positive … Read more

Biochemical Test of Francisella tularensis subsp. tularensis

Biochemical Test of Francisella tularensis

Image Source: New York State Health Department Some of the characteristics are as follows: Basic Characteristics Properties (Francisella tularensis subsp. tularensis) Capsule Positive (+ve) Catalase Positive (+ve) Flagella Negative (-ve) Gas Negative (-ve) Gelatin Hydrolysis Negative (-ve) Gram Staining Faintly … Read more

Biochemical Test of Kingella kingae

Biochemical Test of Kingella kingae

Some of the characteristics are as follows: Basic Characteristics Properties (Kingella kingae) 10% Bile Negative (-ve) Capsule Positive (+ve) Catalase Negative (-ve) Citrate Negative (-ve) Coagulase Negative (-ve) Gas Negative (-ve) Gelatin Hydrolysis Negative (-ve) Gram Staining  Gram-negative H2S Variable … Read more

Biochemical Test of Bordetella pertussis

Biochemical Test of Bordetella pertussis

Some of the characteristics are as follows: Basic Characteristics Properties (Bordetella pertussis) Capsule Positive (+ve) Catalase Positive (+ve) Citrate Negative (-ve) Flagella Negative (-ve) Gelatin Hydrolysis Negative (-ve) Gram Staining Gram-negative (-ve) Growth in nutrient broth Negative (-ve) Hemolysis Positive … Read more

Biochemical Test of Lactobacillus spp.

Biochemical Test of Lactobacillus spp

Image Source: Creative Market and India Mart. Some of the characteristics are as follows: Basic Characteristics Properties (Lactobacillus spp.) Capsule Negative (-ve) Catalase Negative (-ve) Citrate Negative (-ve) Flagella If present, peritrichous Gas Negative (-ve) Gelatin Hydrolysis Negative (-ve) Gram … Read more

Biochemical Test of Haemophilus influenzae

Biochemical Test of Haemophilus influenzae

Image Source: Manitoba Health and Fine Art America. Some of the characteristics are as follows: Basic Characteristics Properties (Haemophilus influenzae) Capsule Strain-dependent Catalase Positive (+ve) Flagella Negative (-ve) Gas Negative (-ve) Gram Staining Gram-negative H2S Negative (-ve) Hemolysis Negative (-ve) … Read more

Biochemical Test of Klebsiella oxytoca

Biochemical Test of Klebsiella oxytoca

Image Source: Wikipedia Some of the characteristics are as follows: Basic Characteristics Properties (Klebsiella oxytoca)               Capsule Positive (+ve) Catalase Positive (+ve) Citrate Positive (+ve) Flagella Negative (-ve) Gas Variable Gelatin Hydrolysis Negative (-ve) Gram Staining Gram-negative Growth in KCN Positive … Read more

Biochemical Test of Gardnerella vaginalis

Biochemical Test of Gardnerella vaginalis

Image Source: House Call, MD Some of the characteristics are as follows: Basic Characteristics Properties (Gardnerella vaginalis) Capsule Negative (-ve) Catalase Negative (-ve) Flagella Negative (-ve) Gas Negative (-ve) Gelatin Hydrolysis Negative (-ve) Gram Staining Gram negative (-ve) or Gram … Read more

Biochemical Test of Burkholderia pseudomallei

Biochemical Test of Burkholderia pseudomallei

Image Source: University of Cambridge Some of the characteristics are as follows: Basic Characteristics Properties (Burkholderia pseudomallei) Capsule Positive (+ve) Catalase Positive (+ve) Citrate Positive (+ve) Flagella Positive (+ve) Gas Negative (-ve) Gelatin Hydrolysis Positive (+ve) Gram Staining Gram-negative (-ve) … Read more

Biochemical Test of Edwardsiella tarda

Biochemical Test of Edwardsiella tarda

Image Source: https://www.flandershealth.us/prokaryotes-6/l-is-il-v.html Some of the characteristics are as follows: Basic Characteristics Properties (Edwardsiella tarda) Catalase Positive (+ve) Citrate Negative (-ve) Flagella Peritrichous Gas Positive (+ve) Gelatin Hydrolysis Negative (-ve) Gram Staining Gram-negative Growth in KCN Negative (-ve) H2S Positive … Read more

Biochemical Test of Enterobacter aerogenes

Biochemical Test of Enterobacter aerogenes

Image Source: MicrobeWiki and Getty Images. Some of the characteristics are as follows: Basic Characteristics Properties (Enterobacter aerogenes) Capsule Positive (+ve) Catalase Positive (+ve) Citrate Positive (+ve) Flagella Positive (+ve) Gas Positive (+ve) Gelatin Hydrolysis Negative (-ve) Gram Staining Gram-negative … Read more

Biochemical Test of Aeromonas caviae

Biochemical Test of Aeromonas caviae

Image Source: Daniela Beckmann Some of the characteristics are as follows: Basic Characteristics Properties (Aeromonas caviae) Catalase Positive (+ve) Citrate Positive (+ve) Flagella Variable (+/-) Gas Negative (-ve) Gelatin Hydrolysis Positive (+ve) Gram Staining Gram negative Growth in KCN Positive … Read more

Biochemical Test of Alcaligenes faecalis subsp. faecalis

Biochemical Test of Alcaligenes faecalis subsp. faecalis

Image Source: WIKIPEDIA Some of the characteristics are as follows: Basic Characteristics Properties (Alcaligenes faecalis subsp. faecalis) Bromocresol purple milk Alkaline reaction Capsule Negative (-ve) Catalase Positive (+ve) Citrate Positive (+ve) Flagella Positive (+ve) Gelatin Hydrolysis Negative (-ve) Gram Staining Gram-negative … Read more

Biochemical Test of Clostridium tetani

Biochemical Test of Clostridium tetani

Some of the characteristics are as follows: Basic Characteristics Properties (Clostridium tetani) Capsule Negative (-ve) Catalase Negative (-ve) Flagella Peritrichous Gas Positive (+ve) Gelatin Hydrolysis Positive (+ve) Gram Staining Gram-stain-positive, but become Gram-stain-negative after approximately 24 h incubation. Growth in … Read more

Biochemical Test of Chlamydia trachomatis

Biochemical Test of Chlamydia trachomatis

Some of the characteristics are: Basic Characteristics Properties (Chlamydia trachomatis) Organism Type Obligate intracellular organism that parasitize and multiply in the cytoplasm of eukaryotic cells within membrane bound vacuoles, termed inclusions, by a unique developmental cycle. ATP/ADP Transport System Negative … Read more