nitrate reduction test


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nitrate reduction test

A test used in clinical microbiology to detect nitrate reductase, produced by some intestinal bacteria (e.g., Eubacterium lentum, Bacteroides fragilis) and some strains of Veillonella.
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warneri) was characterised molecularly and had antimicrobial activity of 2.0 mm found to be positive for catalase test (bubbles were formed on glass slide), nitrate reduction test and for fermentation tests of glucose, lactose and sucrose (red colour appeared).
chelonae isolation are: growth in MacConkey positive arylsulphatase medium in 3 days, negative iron uptake and a negative nitrate reduction test. M.
The isolates produced positive results in both the niacin production and nitrate reduction tests, confirming them as M.