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(noun) Plural form of ferment.

(verb) Third-person singular simple present indicative form of ferment.

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Gram Positive Cocci

... clusters. Blood Agar: Gamma hemolytic EMB: Colorless growth (does not ferment lactose) MS Agar: No growth TSI: Yellow butt, yellow slant (ferments glucose, lactose and/or sucrose) (I am also wondering does this mean it does ferment lactose? Or can it mean that it ferments sucrose instead ...

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by lucrezia03
Wed Oct 17, 2012 11:58 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Gram Positive Cocci
Replies: 2
Views: 5373

Help with bacteria identification!

... i have been trying to research which bacteria it is... These are my test results EMB- colony has a purple color, no sheen TSI- yellow/yellow so it ferments glucose and lactose and/or sucrose Urease- negative MIO- M- pos I - neg O - neg I tried to eliminate it down to klebsiella pneumoniae but the ...

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by snowquen08
Sun Jul 08, 2012 5:29 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Help with bacteria identification!
Replies: 1
Views: 3006

Unknown Organism

... Phenylalanine deaminase is present* 14. SIM Medium Sulfur is not reduced, Tryptophan is not broken down, and organism is motile 15. LIA Ferments dextrose only, no lysine deaminase* 16. TSI Ferments dextrose, lactose and/or sucrose I am 95% positive it is a facultative anaerobe. The ones ...

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by CheriPeace
Fri Jun 29, 2012 9:08 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Unknown Organism
Replies: 5
Views: 5977


... (yellow looking colonies) because s.aureus is able to grow in high salt concentrations and the medium turns from pink to yellow because s.aureus ferments mannitol. 5) catalase positive because it produces o2 6) coagulase positive because it has the protein coagulase that converts fibrinogen to ...

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by mariah000
Sun Mar 18, 2012 7:50 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Replies: 1
Views: 22955

unknown bacteria

... of growth on the EMB plate. It did, however, grow on the MSA plate, which indicates that it can grow in high salt concentrations. Furthermore, it ferments mannitol, since the color of the MSA agar changed. The unknown bacteria was also cocci-shaped and formed clusters.

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by sara135
Tue Jul 12, 2011 12:00 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: unknown bacteria
Replies: 6
Views: 4956
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