What is the Litmus Milk Test? Litmus Milk Medium is a liquid medium suggested for use in qualitative tests for determining the activity of bacteria on milk and maintaining lactic acid bacteria. The Litmus Milk Test requires a litmus milk medium, which is a liquid medium that differentiates bacteria based on numerous metabolic events in
Test Name Acetamide utilization Test Purpose Differentiate microorganisms according to their capacity to utilise acetamide as their only carbon source. Microorganisms Tested Isolated colonies of Gram-negative, non-glucose-fermenting rods that emit a luminous pigment and are suggestive of P. aeruginosa. Result Positive: The slant shows growth, and its colour changes from green to intense blue.Negative: There
Leucine aminopeptidase (LAP) is an enzyme used to distinguish catalase-negative, gram-positive cocci of Aerococcus and Leuconostoc (LAP test negative) from other organisms in the group, such as Streptococcus, Enterococcus, Lactococcus, and Pediococcus (almost always positive).
The pancreas secretes an enzyme called lipase that aids in the digestion of fatty foods. High levels of lipase in the blood may indicate pancreatitis, a disorder characterised by the inflammation and enlargement of the pancreas. Other pancreatic difficulties, certain drugs, and diseases and disorders include kidney failure, cancer, and gallbladder and oesophagus troubles can
The Widal test is an agglutination test that determines any antibodies present in the patient's serum that are generated against the causal agents of the enteric febrile illness (Salmonella Typhi, and Salmonella paratyphi B, A as well as C).
It is a type of biochemical test which is used to distinguish reducing sugars from non-reducing sugars. This biochemical test is also known as the silver mirror test based on the end product of this test. This test was also used to differentiate between aldehydes and ketones through routine qualitative organic analysis.
The oxidase test is a biochemical reaction that assays for the presence of cytochrome oxidase, an enzyme sometimes called indophenol oxidase. In the presence of an organism that contains the cytochrome oxidase enzyme, the reduced colorless reagent becomes an oxidized colored product .
Counter current immunoelectrophoresis is a modification of immunoelectrophoresis in which antigen and antibody migrate towards opposite directions and form a visible white precipitate in the area between the wells.