Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology IAMM  | About us |  Subscription |  e-Alerts  | Feedback |  Login   
  Print this page Email this page   Small font sizeDefault font sizeIncrease font size
 Home | Ahead of Print | Current Issue | Archives | Search | Instructions  
Users Online: 393 Official Publication of Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists 
 ~   Next article
 ~   Previous article
 ~   Table of Contents

 ~   Similar in PUBMED
 ~  Search Pubmed for
 ~  Search in Google Scholar for
 ~   Citation Manager
 ~   Access Statistics
 ~   Reader Comments
 ~   Email Alert *
 ~   Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed606    
    Printed37    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded4    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal

 

 
Year : 1987  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 135-139

A Comparative Study Of The Properties Of Klebsiella Strains Isolated From Different Sources



Correspondence Address:
Pushpa Devi


Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


Rights and PermissionsRights and Permissions

A total of 200 Klebsiella pneumoniae, isolates of human clinical and environmental sources were tested for Faecal coliform (FC) response, growth at 10C, In dole production and pectin liquefaction as an aid in differenciating environment from non-environmental Klebsiella pneumoniae, on the basis of these tests five main groups were discerned. 75 percent of the clinical isolates and 66 percent of environmental isolates were FC positive and showed no growth at 10C. 26 percent of clinical and 41 percent of the environmental strains produced indole, 5 percent of the clinical and 15 percent of the environmental strains liquefied pectin. An inverse relationship was observed between FC response and growth at 10C in all the strains. The strains of clinical origin and those isolated from hospital environment showed a greater frequency of resistance than the strains from flowers, water and soil.






[PDF Not available]*


        
Print this article     Email this article

2004 - Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology
Published by Wolters Kluwer - Medknow

Online since April 2001, new site since 1st August '04