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Biochemical Test and Identification of Bacillus cereus

Biochemical Test and Identification of Bacillus cereus

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­Basic Characteristics

Properties (Bacillus cereus)

Catalase Positive (+ve)
Citrate Positive (+ve)
Gelatin Hydrolysis Negative (-ve)
Gram Staining Positive (+ve)
Growth in KCN Positive (+ve)
Hemolysis Positive (+ve)
Indole Negative (-ve)
Motility Positive (+ve)
MR (Methyl Red) Negative (-ve)
Nitrate Reduction Variable
Oxidase Negative (-ve)
Pigment Negative (-ve)
Shape Rods
Spore Positive (+ve)
VP (Voges Proskauer) Positive (+ve)

Fermentation of

Adonitol Negative (-ve)
Arabinose Negative (-ve)
Arabitol Negative (-ve)
Cellobiose Variable
Fructose Positive (+ve)
Galactose Negative (-ve)
Glucose Positive (+ve)
Glycerol Positive (+ve)
Glycogen Positive (+ve)
Inositol Negative (-ve)
Inulin Negative (-ve)
Lactose Negative (-ve)
Maltose Positive (+ve)
Mannitol Negative (-ve)
Mannose Negative (-ve)
Melibiose Negative (-ve)
Raffinose Negative (-ve)
Rhamnose Negative (-ve)
Ribose Positive (+ve)
Salicin Variable
Sorbitol Negative (-ve)
Starch Positive (+ve)
Sucrose Variable
Trehalose Positive (+ve)
Xylose Negative (-ve)

Enzymatic Reactions

Acetate Utilization Variable
Arginine Dehydrolase Variable
Casein Hydrolysis Positive (+ve)
Esculin Hydrolysis Positive (+ve)
Lecithinase Positive (+ve)
Lysine Negative (-ve)
Ornithine Decarboxylase Negative (-ve)
Phenylalanine Deaminase Negative (-ve)
Tyrosine Hydrolysis Positive (+ve)

Biochemical Test and Identification of Bacillus cereus

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  1. Please I would like to know what does it mean: (ve) of table of identification.

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