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Proteus sp.

March 13, 2013

Proteus

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Pathogenesis and Infectious Disease:

  • a common cause of urinary tract infections and wound infecctions, septicemia, and pneumonia 

Test Results:

  • P. mirabilis :
    • Lactose fermentation: negative (clear or pale pink colonies)
    • HE/XLD : yellow or clear colonies
    • IMViC :   -/+/v/v
    • Orn : positive
    • TSI : K/A
    • H2s : positive
    • Urea : postive
    • Motility : positive
    • PAD : positive
  • P. vulgaris :
    • Lactose fermentation: negative (clear or pale pink colonies)
    • HE/XLD : yellow or clear colonies
    • IMViC :   +/+/-/-
    • Orn : negative
    • TSI : A/A
    • H2s : positive
    • Urea : positive
    • Motility : positive
    • PAD : positive
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