mucoid colony

mu·coid col·o·ny

a colony showing viscous or sticky growth typical of an organism producing large quantities of a carbohydrate capsule.
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A culture was performed on Sabouraud's Dextrose Agar (SDA), which yielded mucoid colony.
The characteristic smooth, raised and mucoid colony with typical 'metallic sheen' was considered to be Escherichia coli and was confirmed by biochemical tests viz.
The etiology of poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis remains speculative, with current theories focusing on the organism's mucoid colony form and toxin production, individual patient susceptibility, and possible shared epitopes with the kidney, leading to autoimmune injury.