Biochemical Test and Identification of Bacillus anthracis

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­Basic Characteristics Properties (Bacillus anthracis)
Capsule Capsulated
Catalase Positive (+ve)
Gas Negative (-ve)
Gelatin Hydrolysis Positive (+ve)
Gram Staining Positive (+ve)
Hemolysis Negative (-ve)
Indole Positive (+ve)
Motility Negative (-ve)
Nitrate Reduction Positive (+ve)
Oxidase Negative (-ve)
Pigment Negative (-ve)
Shape Rods
Spore Positive (+ve)
Urease Negative (-ve)
VP (Voges Proskauer) Positive (+ve)
Fermentation of
Adonitol Negative (-ve)
Arabinose Negative (-ve)
Arabitol Negative (-ve)
Cellobiose Negative (-ve)
Dulcitol Negative (-ve)
Erythritol Negative (-ve)
Fructose Variable
Galactose Negative (-ve)
Glucose Positive (+ve)
Glycerol Negative (-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 Negative (-ve)
Sorbitol Negative (-ve)
Starch Positive (+ve)
Sucrose Positive (+ve)
Trehalose Positive (+ve)
Xylose Negative (-ve)
Enzymatic Reactions
Arginine Dehydrolase Positive (+ve)
Casein Hydrolysis Positive (+ve)
Esculin Hydrolysis Positive (+ve)
Lecithinase Variable
Lysine Negative (-ve)
Ornithine Decarboxylase Negative (-ve)
Phenylalanine Deaminase Negative (-ve)
Tyrosine Hydrolysis Negative (-ve)

1 thought on “Biochemical Test and Identification of Bacillus anthracis”

  1. Your work here, Dr. Aryal, is wonderful, and an excellent source of great research in the field of Microbiology! Thanks for sharing!

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