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Gram + cocci in clusters
Catalase +
Coagulase +

Staphylococcus aureus

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Gram + cocci in clusters
Catalase +
Coagulase -
Novobiocin sensitive

Staphylococcus epidermidis

3

Gram + cocci in clusters
Catalase +
Coagulase -
Novobiocin resistant

Staphylococcus saprophyticus

4

Gram + cocci in chains
Catalase -
Alpha hemolytic
Bile-optochin sensitive

Streptococcus pneumoniae

5

Gram + cocci in chains
Catalase -
Alpha hemolytic
Bile-optochin resistant

Viridans streptococci

6

Gram + cocci in chains
Catalase -
Beta hemolytic
Bacitracin sensitive

Streptococcus pyogenes

7

Gram + cocci in chains
Catalase -
Beta hemolytic
Bacitracin resistant

Streptococcus agalactiae

8

Gram + cocci in chains
Catalase -
Gamma hemolytic

Group D streptococci

9

Spore forming gram + rod
Aerobic, nonmotile, box-car shaped
Medusa head morphology on culture (dry "ground glass" surface)

Bacillus anthracis

10

Spore forming gram + rod
Aerobic, motile, reheated fried rice

Bacillus cereus

11

Spore forming gram + rod
Anaerobic, tennis-racket/drumstick/lollipop like

Clostridium tetani

12

Spore forming gram + rod
Anaerobic, bulging cans

Clostridium botulinum

13

Spore forming gram + rod
Anaerobic, lecithinase gas-forming

Clostridium perfringens

14

Spore forming gram + rod
Anaerobic, pseudomembranes

Clostriudium difficile

15

Non-spore forming gram + rod
Aerobic, nonmotile, curved, chinese characters

Corynebacterium diphtheriae

16

Non-spore forming gram + rod
Aerobic, curved, tumbling motility

Listeria monocytogenes

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Gram (-) rods
Enriched chocolate agar
Polyribitol phosphate capsule

Haemophilus influenzae type b

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Gram (-) rods
Bordet-gengou agar
Regan-lowe medium
Whooping cough

Bordetella pertussis

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Poorly gram staining
Silver stain
Charcoal yeast agar
Airconditioning

Legionella pneumophila

20

Gram (-) rod
Lactose fermenter
Green sheen on EMB agar

E. coli

21

Gram (-) rod
Lactose fermenter
Urease positive
ESBL

Klebsiella pneumoniae

22

Gram (-) comma-shaped rod
Microaerophilic
Skirrow's agar
Grows in 42C

Campylobacter jejuni

23

Gram (-) comma shaped rod
Microaerophilic
Urease positive

Helicobacter pylori

24

Non-lactose fermenting, gram (-) rod
Motile
Oxidase negative
H2S producer

Salmonella spp

25

Non-lactose fermenting, gram (-) rod
Non-motile
Oxidase negative
H2S non-producer

Shigella spp

26

Non-lactose fermenting, gram (-) rod
Swarming
Oxidase negative
H2S producer
Urease positive

Proteus mirabilis

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Non-lactose fermenting, gram (-) rod
Oxidase positive
H2S non-producer
Obligate aerobe

Pseudomonas aeruginosa