Biochemical Test and Identification of Neisseria gonorrhoeae

­Basic Characteristics

Properties ( Neisseria gonorrhoeae)

CapsuleNegative (-ve)
CatalasePositive (+ve)
GasNegative (-ve)
Gram StainingNegative (-ve)
H2SNegative (-ve)
HemolysisNegative (-ve)
Nitrate ReductionNegative (-ve)
OxidasePositive (+ve)
PigmentNegative (-ve)
ShapeDiplococci

Fermentation of

DNaseNegative (-ve)
FructoseNegative (-ve)
GlucosePositive (+ve)
LactoseNegative (-ve)
MaltoseNegative (-ve)
MannoseNegative (-ve)
SucroseNegative (-ve)

Enzymatic Reactions

TributyrinNegative (-ve)

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