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Table 2 Results of biochemical tests of the pathogenic isolates

From: Molecular characterization of the virulent microorganisms along with their drug-resistance traits associated with the export quality frozen shrimps in Bangladesh

Assumed pathogenic isolates TSI Motility Indole production MR VP Citrate utilization Catalase Oxidase
  Slant Butt Gas H2S
Staphylococcus aureus Y Y - - - - + + - + -
Escherichia coli Y Y + - + + + - - + -
Klebsiella spp. Y Y + - + - - + + + -
Shigella spp. R Y - - - + + - - + +
Vibrio spp. R Y - - + - + - - + +
Aeromonas spp. R Y + - + - - + + + +
  1. TSI = Triple Sugar Iron Test, Y = Yellow (Acidic), + = presence, - = absence, R = Red (Alkaline), MR = Methyl Red, VP = Voges–Proskauer.