Gram Negative Enteric Bacilli

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Gram negative enteric rods are rod-shaped bacteria that usually are found as single individual cells.  This group is facultatively anaerobic, and includes the common enteric bacteria including many pathogens.


Initial tests of value in their identification include:

Once several tests have been completed, it would be wise consult the Identification Matrix ("View" Identification Matrix) to decide on further tests of value toward obtaining an identification.