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….

Pseudomonas aeruginosa : Morphology,Diagnosis and Cultural characteristics

Pseudomonas aeruginosa : Morphology,Diagnosis and Cultural characteristics

Pseudomonas is a bacteria mostly saprophytic in nature, found in soil, water and other moist environments. It has emerged as an important cause of associated health care and opportunistic infections.Most Pseudomonas clinical isolates are resistant to many antibiotics….

Oxidase test

Bacteria Oxidase Biochemical test (Fresh and Test Strip method)

The oxidase biochemical test was originally devised to identify Neisseria species, but later was used to separate the Pseudomonadaceae from the oxidase-negative Enterobacteriaceae.This test identifies organisms that produce the enzyme cytochrome oxidase that participates in the electron transport…