Yersinia Selective Agar

Yersinia Selective Agar

Yersinia Selective Agar was first described by Schiemann as an alternative to MacConkey Agar and other commonly used media for isolation of Yersinia enterocolitica, a causative agent of gastroenteritis. Yersinia enterocolitica is a significant food or waterborne enteric pathogen being reported to have caused epizootic outbreaks of diarrhea, lymphadenopathy, pneumonia and spontaneous abortions in various animals. YersiniaSelective Agar is a …

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Biochemical Test of Yersinia pestis

Biochemical Test of Yersinia pestis

Biochemical Test of Yersinia pestis Basic Characteristics Properties (Yersinia pestis) Capsule Positive (+ve) Catalase Positive (+ve) Citrate Negative (-ve) Flagella Non-Flagellated Gas Negative (-ve) Gelatin Hydrolysis Negative (-ve) Gram Staining Negative (-ve) Growth in KCN Negative (-ve) H2S Negative (-ve) Hemolysis Negative (-ve) Indole Negative (-ve) Motility Non-Motile MR (Methyl Red) Positive (+ve) Nitrate Reduction Positive (+ve) OF (Oxidative-Fermentative) Facultative …

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