Biochemical Test of Vibrio cholerae

Biochemical Test of Vibrio cholerae

Image Source: Belén García, ­Basic Characteristics Properties (Vibrio cholerae) Capsule Non-Capsulated Citrate +ve Flagella Flagellated Gas -ve Gelatin Hydrolysis +ve Gram Staining -ve H2S -ve Hemolysis Beta Hemolysis Indole +ve Motility Motile MR (Methyl Red) -ve Nitrate Reduction +ve … Read more

Why TCBS agar is not autoclaved?

Why TCBS agar is not autoclaved

Answer: Thiosulfate-citrate-bile salts-sucrose (TCBS) Agar is used for the selective isolation of Vibrio cholerae and other enteropathogenic vibrios. TCBS agar is composed of yeast extract, peptone, sodium thiosulfate, sodium citrate, ox bile (oxgall), sucrose, sodium chloride, iron (III) citrate, bromothymol … Read more

Thiosulfate-citrate-bile salts-sucrose (TCBS) Agar

Result Interpretation on Thiosulfate-citrate-bile salts-sucrose (TCBS) Agar

Thiosulfate-citrate-bile salts-sucrose agar, or TCBS agar, is a type of selective agar that is used in microbiology laboratories to isolate Vibrio species. TCBS Agar is a selective differential medium for isolating and cultivating Vibrio cholerae and other Vibrio species from clinical specimens and other materials. TCBS Agar … Read more