Cetrimide Agar Test- Principle, Procedures, Results, Uses

Cetrimide Agar Test- Principle, Procedure and Result Interpretation

What is Cetrimide Agar Test? Cetrimide agar test is a biochemical test performed to identify or differentiate Pseudomonas aeruginosa from other microorganisms. The test works on the principle of the ability of an organism to grow in the presence of cetrimide. Cetrimide is a toxic quaternary ammonium detergent that is toxic to most bacteria except for few organisms like P. …

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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 Negative (-ve) Hemolysis Beta Hemolytic Indole Negative (-ve) Motility Motile (Unipolar) MR (Methyl Red) Negative (-ve) Nitrate Reduction Positive (+ve) …

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Growth at 42°C Test- Principle, Procedure and Result Interpretation

Growth at 42°C Test- Principle, Procedure and Result Interpretation

Growth at 42°C Test- Principle, Procedure and Result Interpretation Purpose of Growth at 42°C Test This test is used to differentiate a pyocyanogenic pseudomonads from other Pseudomonas sp. Principle of Growth at 42°C Test The test is used to determine the ability of an organism to grow at 42°C. Several Pseudomonas species have been isolated in the clinical laboratory that are capable …

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