[Microbiology] Re: need help and suggestion

GreenieLeBrun via microbio%40net.bio.net (by GreenieLeBrun from hotmail.com)
Mon Feb 25 16:48:14 EST 2008

Kanchanadevi k wrote:
> hi
> can you please help and guide me for finding the protocol for the
> following biochemicals test which is used for bacterial
> identification. how and where can i get the protocol for these tests
> If anyone done this before can you please tell me reference name.
> i will be very thankful to you.
> Esculin hydrolysis
> Lysin hydrolysis
> ornithine decarboxylase,
> Tween 20 hydrolysis,
> Tween 80 hydrolysis
> *Utilization of sugar as sole carbon source:*
> L-Arabinose
> Cellobiose
> m-inositol
> Mannitol
> Mellibiose
> Raffinose
> Rhamnose
> Sucrose
> waiting for your valuable help and suggestion.
> with thanks
> K.Kanchana Devi,
> Senior Research Fellow,

Cowan and Steel's Manual for the Identification of Medical Bacteria, 
Cambridge University Press would be a good start.

Then again you could always Google the tests.

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