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Imvic

Acronym for indole production, methyl red, Voges-Proskauer reaction, and ability to use citrate as a sole source of carbon (i inserted for euphony); used primarily to differentiate escherichia coli from Enterobacter aerogenes and related organisms.


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indole

ah ok, its not practical to use API always,,, its more expensive than the IMVIC but API can give rapid results..thnks sir

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by michimichi
Tue Apr 24, 2012 2:58 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: indole
Replies: 5
Views: 1760

indole

... complete the test, so what i should do is perform further biochemical test other than indole to identify an e.coli. Is API 20E more realible than IMVIC test?

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by michimichi
Tue Apr 24, 2012 3:49 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: indole
Replies: 5
Views: 1760

Re: Need URGENT help identifying unkown bacteria!

your test got a conflict. I was going through your results and from initial i was thinking of a Streptococcus sp I will say that please do the IMViC test once more and streak it in Endo agar. Are you sure about the Neisseria subflava Enterobacter aerogenes Can you do the Presumtive and Confirmed ...

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by greatmicrobiologist
Thu Aug 25, 2011 11:01 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Need URGENT help identifying unkown bacteria!
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Identifying unknown bacteria

... positive Casein- positive Tributyrin- positve Fermentations: Glucose- acid only Sucrose- acid only Lactose- acid only Hydrogen sulfide- negative IMViC Test: indole- negative methyl red- negative voges-proskauer- negative citrate- negative Catalase- positive Can anyone help me out on which one ...

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by alison_023
Sun Nov 04, 2007 12:50 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Identifying unknown bacteria
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Views: 4416

Identification of Microbes

after gram staining you should apply IMVIC tests and other biochemical tests in order to identify strain. if you search internet for IMVIC and identification keywords endless results will appear :D

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by biochan
Sun Oct 29, 2006 8:58 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Identification of Microbes
Replies: 7
Views: 11430
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