1 Which types of fermentation are detected by the MR/VP test?
2 Explain why a species of bacteria cannot be both MR(+) and VP(-).
3 Describe the function of oxidase in bacteria and state in which methabolic pathway oxidase is found
4 Why does TMPA turn purple in a positive oxidase test?
5 ) What is produced by the bacteria that causes Simmons citrate agar to turn blue AND what does this reveal about the metabolism of the bacteria?
6 How are pathogenic staphylococci identified using MSA? (i.e. What observation and result will be produced by the pathogenic staphylococci? Remember, observation is what is seen and result is what the observation means.)