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 Haemophilus influenzae

Biochemical Test of Haemophilus influenzae

Biochemical Test of Haemophilus influenzae Image Source: Manitoba Health and Fine Art America. Some of the characteristics are as follows: Basic Characteristics Properties (Haemophilus influenzae) Capsule Strain-dependent Catalase Positive (+ve) Flagella Negative (-ve) Gas Negative (-ve) Gram Staining Gram-negative H2S Negative (-ve) Hemolysis Negative (-ve) Indole Variable Motility Negative (-ve) Nitrate Reduction Positive (+ve) Nitrite … Read more Biochemical Test of Haemophilus influenzae