St. Louis Community College

Clinical Laboratory Technology



Mystery Bug #9



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Gram Stain result:

Growth on Blood Agar (BA) / MacConkey (MAC) agar incubated at 37°C in ambient air:

Screening result:

Catalase Test

(Original image courtesy of CDC)

Oxidase Test

TSI and LIA result:

IMViC result:

What is the possible Genus?

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API result:

Can you name this bug?

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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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