Pseudomonas aeruginosa- An Overview

Pseudomonas aeruginosa

What is Pseudomonas aeruginosa? Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an aerobic microorganism that is a motile, Gram-negative rod-shaped bacteria distributed throughout different habitats in the world. It has an absolute aerobic metabolism and thus, gives a positive oxidase reaction. P. aeruginosa is … 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

Cetrimide Agar

Result Interpretation of Cetrimide Agar

Introduction of Cetrimide Agar Cetrimide is a quaternary ammonium salt, which acts as a cationic detergent that reduces surface tension in the point of contact and has precipitant, complexing and denaturing effects on bacterial membrane proteins. It exhibits inhibitory actions … Read more

Biochemical Test of Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Biochemical Test of Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Biochemical Test of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Basic Characteristics Properties (Pseudomonas aeruginosa) Capsule Non-Capsulated Catalase Positive (+ve) Cetrimide Test Positive (+ve) Citrate Positive (+ve) Coagulase Negative (-ve) Flagella Flagellated (Single) Gas Negative (-ve) Gelatin Hydrolysis Positive (+ve) Gram Staining Negative (-ve) H2S … Read more