IMVIC test

IMVIC test

[′im‚vik ‚test]
(microbiology)
A group of four cultural tests used to differentiate genera of bacteria in the family Enterobacteriaceae and to distinguish them from other bacteria; tests are indole, methyl red, Voges-Proskauer, and citrate.
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The growing colonies were taken for gram staining and IMVIC tests which included indole voges-proskauer (VP) methyl red test and citrate tests.
Physiological characterization was done by biochemical tests such as staining reaction, oxidase test, catalase test, Imvic tests, amylase production test, gelatin hydrolysis test, urease test, H2S production test, oxidation fermentation test of glucose for carbohydrate utilization, carbohydrate fermentation test etc.