Neisseria meningitidis

Neisseria meningitidis  often referred to as meningococcus, Capsulated Gram-negative diplococcus

  • aerobic
  • Non motile
  • nonspore forming
  • catalase positive
  • oxidase positive

Acid production from:

  • Glucose +
  • Maltose +
  • Fructose –
  • Sucrose –
  • γ-glutamylaminopeptidase +
  • Tributyrin hydrolysis –
  • Polysaccharide synthesis –
  • ONPG –
  • Reduction of NO3 –

 

Neisseria meningitidis

Neisseria meningitidis

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