Charcoal Selective Medium

Result Interpretation on Charcoal Selective Medium

In 1984, Bolton et al. stated charcoal might efficiently substitute blood in a culture medium for isolating Campylobacter spp. Endtz et al. later confirmed there is higher isolation rate for Campylobacter while using the charcoal selective medium. Composition of Charcoal … Read more

Campylobacter Blood Agar (CVA)

Campylobacter Blood Agar (CVA)

Campylobacter Blood Agar (CVA) is a selective medium used for the primary isolation of Campylobacter jejuni from stool specimens. Dekeyser et al. reported the isolation of Campylobacter jejuni from the feces of patients with diarrhea and acute gastroenteritis by using a filtration … Read more

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% … Read more

Biochemical Test of Campylobacter jejuni

Biochemical Test of Campylobacter jejuni

Biochemical Test of Campylobacter jejuni Basic Characteristics Properties (Campylobacter jejuni) Capsule Capsulated Catalase Positive (+ve) Flagella Flagellated Gram Staining Negative (-ve) Growth at 25°C Negative (-ve) Growth at 37°C Positive (+ve) Growth at 42°C Positive (+ve) Growth on MacConkey Agar … Read more