Bile Solubility Test: Introduction, Principle, Test Requirements, Procedure, Result-Interpretation, and Keynotes

Bile Solubility Test- Positive and Negative

Introduction of Bile Solubility Test Bile solubility test uses for presumptive identification of Streptococcus pneumoniae. Principle of Bile Solubility Test Bile salts, specifically sodium deoxycholate and sodium taurocholate, have the capacity to selectively lyse Streptococcus pneumoniae when added to actively growing bacteria in agar or broth media. S. pneumoniae produces autolytic …

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