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Is Escherichia coli pathogenic?

Actually, this is a very good question. When we look at the definition of pathogenic, we know that disease causing microorganism are pathogenic. Is E.Coli a disease causing mi (MORE)
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What is optimum temperature for escherichia coli?

Answer   "37 degrees celsius"     ....Is the temperature of the gut in which E. coli lives, so you might call that 'optimal.' Note that the optimal growth rate fo (MORE)

Is escherichia coli acid fast?

No. in comparison to M. smegmatis which is acid fast positive. e. coli will appear blue when tested with the Zeihl-Neelsen acid fast stain
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What is the colony morphology for escherichia coli?

I recently completed colony morphology on the E.coli specimen. The results displayed small colonies that were circular in shape, a diameter of approximately 0.5mm, the eleva (MORE)

Is escherichia coli optochin sensitive?

Optochin is a test used only for determining if an isolate of alpha-hemolytic streptococcus is Streptococcus pneumoniae. In the clinical laboratory, it is not used for testing (MORE)