No. MacConkey agar is used to grow gram negative bacilli S. epidermidis is gram positive cocci
NO, s. epidermidis does not show up positive in an acid fast stain. The acid fast stain is a differential stain that differentiates cells with mycolic acids in their cells wal…ls with those who do not. cells with mycolic acid are therefore acid fast. s epidermidis does not contain this waxy substance in their cell wall so it doesnt fall into this category. (MORE)
Drying your own flowers can be a fun, low cost way to enjoy your garden all year. You can often produce better quality-dried flowers for yourself than the ones available in st…ores. A huge number of different flowers can be dried using a variety of methods. Here are some of (MORE)
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What color would non pathogenic staphylococcus epidermidis agar be after the growth of the bacteria?
Well it depends on which type of agar preparation you use. For example, if you use a mannitol NaCl salt agar it'll contain a red phenol dye which is a pH indicator. If a micr…obe is pathogenic it'll ferment the mannitol into acids which turn the red indicator yellow. Non-pathogenic bacteria such as S. epidermidis will not ferment the mannitol and so no colour change will result. (MORE)
S. epidermidis also accounts for two of every five cases of prosthetic valve endocarditis. Prosthetic valve endocarditis is an infection that develops as a complication of the… implantation of an artificial valve in the heart. (MORE)