Overview of Bacteria identification test procedures and Interpretations

Overview of Bacteria identification test procedures and Interpretations

Isolated bacteria must be further identified at genus and species level. The identification of bacteria is required to cure the disease or infection caused by the bacteria by using appropriate antibiotics. Identification is also important for epidemiological purposes. How to identify bacteria in the laboratory…

Biochemical catalase test principle and interpretations (All catalase positive organism)

Catalase Test Staph Strep

The Catalase biochemical test is used to differentiate those bacteria that are able to produce the enzyme catalase from non catalase producing bacteria.This test is mostly used for the differentiation of Catalase postive staphylococci from catalase negative streptococci  Principle of Catalase test There are two…