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 Campylobacter fetus subsp. fetus

Biochemical Test of Campylobacter fetus subsp. fetus

Biochemical Test of Campylobacter fetus subsp. fetus Basic Characteristics Properties (Campylobacter fetus subsp. fetus) Capsule Capsule like surface (S-layer) proteins Catalase Positive (+ve) Gram Staining Gram-negative KMnO4 Positive (+ve) H2S Negative (-ve) Hemolysis Negative (-ve) Motility Positive (+ve) 2% NaCl Positive (+ve) Nitrate Reduction Positive (+ve) 2% Ox-bile Positive (+ve) Oxidase Positive (+ve) 0.02% Safranin Positive (+ve) Shape Slender curved …

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