Biochemical Test of Bacteria

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 bacteria produce varying spectra of enzymes. For example, some enzymes are necessary for the bacterium’s individual …

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Biochemical Test of Bordetella pertussis

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 (+ve) Motility Negative (-ve) Nitrate Reduction Negative (-ve) Oxidase Positive(+ve) Pigment Negative (-ve) Shape Minute …

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