Citrate Utilization Test- Principle, Procedure and Result Interpretation

Citrate Utilization Test- Principle, Procedure and Result Interpretation

Citrate Utilization Test- Principle, Procedure and Result Interpretation Objectives of Citrate Utilization Test The purpose of this test is to identify organisms capable of using sodium citrate as the sole carbon source and inorganic ammonium salts as the sole nitrogen source. The test is part of a series referred to as IMViC (indole, methyl red, Voges-Proskauer, … Read more Citrate Utilization Test- Principle, Procedure and Result Interpretation

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 … Read more Biochemical Test of Bacteria

Biochemical Test of Enterobacter aerogenes

Biochemical Test of Enterobacter aerogenes

Biochemical Test of Enterobacter aerogenes Image Source: MicrobeWiki and Getty Images. Some of the characteristics are as follows: Basic Characteristics Properties (Enterobacter aerogenes) Capsule Positive (+ve) Catalase Positive (+ve) Citrate Positive (+ve) Flagella Positive (+ve) Gas Positive (+ve) Gelatin Hydrolysis Negative (-ve) Gram Staining Gram-negative H2S Negative (-ve) Indole Negative (-ve) Motility Positive (+ve) MR … Read more Biochemical Test of Enterobacter aerogenes