St. Louis Community College

Clinical Laboratory Technology

Mystery Bug #2

Gram Stain result:

Screening result:

Catalase Test

(Original image courtesy of CDC)

Growth on Sheep blood agar incubated at 37°C in CO2:

(Other images courtesy of Kraig Chugg MT(ASCP), Weber State University)

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St. Louis Community College at Forest Park

Karen M. Kiser MA MT(ASCP)PBT
Emeritus Professor
Clinical Laboratory Technology/Phlebotomy
St. Louis, MO USA

Updated January 1, 2008

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