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colony pic. of K.oxytoca in the form of ASM(American society for microbiology).

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this isolate is klebsiella oxytoca.
so, with the help of colony pic of klebsiella oxytoca written as ASM (american society for microbiology).
Media: mac-conkey agar
organisms: K.oxytoca
Incubation condtion:at37'c for 24hrs

Klebsiella oxytoca is a Gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium that is closely related to K. pneumoniae, from which it is distinguished by being indole-positive.
K. oxytoca is characterized by negative methyl red, positive VP, positive citrate, urea and TSI gas production, is A/A, and negative for TSI sulfide, DNAse, growth on sulfide-indole motility medium and the phenylalanine deaminase test.


by:
cls sundar khadka,
PG in clinical microbiology,8th batch
institute of medicine(IOM), TU Teaching hospital, Nepal
 
 

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