Pyruvate Broth Test

Pyruvate Broth Test

Objectives of Pyruvate Broth Test To determine the ability of an organism to utilize pyruvate. It aids in the differentiation between Enterococcus faecalis and Enterococcus faecium. Principle of Pyruvate Broth Test In the identification of microorganisms, the widely used method is the … Read more

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 … Read more

Biochemical Test of Enterococcus faecium

Biochemical Test of Enterococcus faecium

Some of the characteristics are as follows: Basic Characteristics Properties (Enterococcus faecium) 40% Bile Salts Positive (+ve) Capsule Negative (-ve) Catalase Negative (-ve) Citrate Negative (-ve) Gelatin Hydrolysis Negative (-ve) Gram Staining Gram-positive H2S Negative (-ve) Hemolysis Variable 0.1% Methylene … Read more