Yersinia Selective Agar

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 … Read moreYersinia Selective Agar

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 … Read moreBiochemical Test of Yersinia pestis