Habitat and Morphology of Acinetobacter baumannii

Habitat and Morphology of Acinetobacter baumannii

Habitat of Acinetobacter baumannii The first Acinetobacter found in soil was discovered in 1911 by M.W. Beijerinck. It is associated with aquatics environment. It has been recovered from soil, water, animals, and humans. Found in the respiratory and oropharynx secretions of infected individuals. Found in hospital environment and accounts for 10% nosocomial infections in ICU. It … Read moreHabitat and Morphology of Acinetobacter baumannii

Biochemical Test of Acinetobacter baumannii

Biochemical Test of Acinetobacter baumannii

Biochemical Test of Acinetobacter baumannii Basic Characteristics Properties (Acinetobacter baumannii) Bile Solubility Negative (-ve) Capsule Capsulated Catalase Positive (+ve) Citrate Positive (+ve) Coagulase Negative (-ve) Flagella Non-Flagellated Gas Negative (-ve) Gelatin Hydrolysis Negative (-ve) Gram Staining Negative (-ve) H2S Negative (-ve) Hemolysis Negative (-ve) Indole Negative (-ve) Motility Non-Motile MR (Methyl Red) Negative (-ve) Nitrate … Read moreBiochemical Test of Acinetobacter baumannii