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 Fusobacterium necrophorum

Biochemical Test of Fusobacterium necrophorum

Biochemical Test of Fusobacterium necrophorum Image Source: Microbe-Canvas Some of the characteristics are as follows: Basic Characteristics Properties (Fusobacterium necrophorum) Bile Growth Variable Capsule Negative (-ve) Catalase Negative (-ve) Flagella Negative (-ve) Gas Positive (+ve) Gelatin Hydrolysis Variable Gram Staining Gram-negative bacteria H2S Positive (+ve) Hemolysis Positive (+ve) (alpha- and beta-hemolysis may be observed) Indole … Read more Biochemical Test of Fusobacterium necrophorum