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 Klebsiella oxytoca

Biochemical Test of Klebsiella oxytoca

Biochemical Test of Klebsiella oxytoca Image Source: Wikipedia Some of the characteristics are as follows: Basic Characteristics Properties (Klebsiella oxytoca)               Capsule Positive (+ve) Catalase Positive (+ve) Citrate Positive (+ve) Flagella Negative (-ve) Gas Variable Gelatin Hydrolysis Negative (-ve) Gram Staining Gram-negative Growth in KCN Positive (+ve) H2S Negative (-ve) Indole Positive (+ve) Motility Negative (-ve) … Read more Biochemical Test of Klebsiella oxytoca