Staphylococcus – Coagulase test

  • Coagulase is an enzyme that catalyzes the formation of a fibrin clot in plasma. Obvious clumping of the bacteria indicates the bacteria produces bound caogulase.
  • Staphylococcus aureus produces coagulase while Staphylococcus epidermidis does not.
Staphylococcus - Coagulase test

Staphylococcus – Coagulase test

 

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