Esculin Hydrolysis Test- Principle, Procedure, Results

Esculin Hydrolysis Test- Principle, Procedure and Result Interpretation

Objective of Esculin Hydrolysis Test This test is used for the presumptive identification and differentiation of Enterobacteriaceae. Principle of Esculin Hydrolysis Test This test is used to determine whether an organism is able to hydrolyze the glycoside esculin. Esculin is hydrolyzed to esculetin, which reacts with Fe3+ and forms a dark brown to black precipitate. Media: … Read more Esculin Hydrolysis Test- Principle, Procedure, Results