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 20% Bile Negative (-ve) Growth in 6.5% NaCl Negative (-ve) H2S Positive (+ve) Hemolysis Positive (+ve) Indole Variable Motility Positive (+ve) Nitrate Reduction Negative (-ve) Shape Large rods (0.5-1.7 x 2.1-18.1 µm), which may appear single, in pairs or in … Read more