Haemophilus influenzae

– GRAM-NEGATIVE RODS
– NON-MOTILE
– NON-SPOREFORMING
– CATALASE: POSITIVE
– OXIDASE : POSITIVE

– FACULTATIVE ANAEROBIC

BASIC TESTS FOR IDENTIFICATION:

  • requirement of X+V factor in cultivation media
    • X = hematin
    • V = nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide(NAD)
  • growth on chocolate agar but not on blood agar
Haemophilus influenzae

Haemophilus influenzae

 

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