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coagulase

[kō′ag·yə‚lās]
(biochemistry)
Any enzyme that causes coagulation of blood plasma.
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They included: Indole test, methyl red test (MR), citrate utilization, catalase test, oxidase test, coagulase test, oxidation--fermentation test, fermentation of sugars, and motility test.
They were based on the macroscopic observation of colonies, verifying the presence of hemolysis, size and pigmentation; observation of microscopic morphology through Gram-stained smears, catalase test and tube coagulase test, employing leporine plasma.
Comparison of commercial slide agglutination kits with a tube coagulase test for the rapid identification of Staphylococcus aureus from blood culture.
The isolates were identified based on colony morphology, Gram-staining, motility, catalase test, oxidase test, coagulase test and biochemical tests.
Four to five typical and atypical Staphylococcus colonies were isolated and tested by Gram staining, catalase test, glucose oxidation and fermentation, mannitol fermentation, thermonuclease production and coagulase test (MACFADDIN, 2000; SILVA et al.
aureus isolates (11 SaUTI, 5 SaRM and 21 SaRW) showed variation of toxigenic potential based on coagulase test (HP, SP and SP+HP) and DNase test.
In case of discrepancy between the result of slide coagulase test and DNase test, final confirmation was based on tube coagulase test.
aureus was done by pour plating the serial dilutions onto Baird Parker Agar containing egg yolk and then coagulase test was performed to test the presence of coagulase-positive staphylococci (Hasan et al.
aureus was made on colonial morphology gram stain catalase test and deoxyribonuclease (DNase) test and/or coagulase test.
The presence of a clot that could not be resuspended by gentle shaking indicated positive coagulase test.