What is the Biochemical Test for the identification of Pseudomonas aeruginosa?

CharacteristicsPseudomonas aeruginosa
Morphological Characteristics
Gram StainingGram’s Negative (stains with pink color)
Shape (Cocci/Diplococci/Rods)Rods
Motility (Motile / Non-Motile)Motile (Unipolar)
Capsule (Capsulated/Non-Capsulated)Non-Capsulated
Spore (Sporing/Non-Sporing)Non-Sporing
Flagella (Flagellated/Non-Flagellated)Single Flagella
Biochemical Test for Identification
CatalasePositive (+ve)
OxidasePositive (+ve)
MRNegative (-ve)
VPNegative (-ve)
OF (Oxidative/Fermentative)Oxidative
IndoleNegative (-ve)
CitratePositive (+ve)
UreaseNegative (-ve)
Nitrate ReductionPositive (+ve)
H2SNegative (-ve)
GasPositive (+ve)- From Nitrate
Gelatin HydrolysisPositive (+ve)
CoagulaseNegative (-ve)
PigmentPositive (+ve)
Cetrimide TestPositive (+ve)
Fermentation of
GlucoseNegative (-ve)
InulinNegative (-ve)
LactoseNegative (-ve)
MaltoseNegative (-ve)
MannitolPositive (+ve)
SorbitolNegative (-ve)
SucroseNegative (-ve)
Enzymatic Reactions
Arginine dehydrolasePositive (+ve)
LipasePositive (+ve)
LysineNegative (-ve)
Ornithine decarboxylaseNegative (-ve)

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