Bacterial Identification Methods

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In this page you can find the relevant links for 36 useful and most common (both biochemical and serological) tests which are used in diagnostic bacteriology for the identification of bacterial isolates.

  1. Acetate Utilization Test

    Bile Solubility Test
    Bile Solubility Test
  2. Bacitracin Sensitivity Test

  3. Bile Solubility Test

  4. Butyrate Disk

  5. CAMP Test

  6. Catalase Test

  7. Citrate Utilization Test

  8. Coagulase Test

  9. Decarboxylase Tests

  10. DNA hydrolysis Tests or Deoxyribonuclease (DNase) test

  11. Esculin Hydrolysis Test

  12. Flourescent Treponemal Antibody Absorption (FTA-ABS) Test

  13. Gelatin Hydrolysis Test

  14. Hemagglutination Inhibition (HAI) Test

  15. Hippurate Hydrolysis Test

  16. Indole Production Test

    Test for Bacterial Motility: Center (Non-motile); Corners (Motile)
    Test for Bacterial Motility: Center (Non-motile); Corners (Motile)
  17. LAP Test

  18. Methyl Red (MR) Test

  19. Microdase Test

  20. Motility Test

  21. MUG Test

  22. Nitrate Reduction Test

  23. ONPG Test

  24. Optochin Sensitivity Test

  25. Oxidase Test

  26. Oxidation-Fermentation (OF) Test

  27. Phenylalanine Deaminase Test
  28. PYR Test

  29. Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR) Test

    Oxidase Test
    Oxidase Test
  30. Salt Tolerance Test

  31. Treponema Pallidium Hemagglutination Assay (TPHA) Test

  32. Triple Sugar Iron (TSI) Agar Test

  33. Urea Hydrolysis (Urease) Test

  34. Venereal Disease Research Laboratory (VDRL) Test

  35. Voges-Proskauer (VP) Test

  36. X and V factor Test