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Table 2 Biochemical properties of the bacterial colonies isolated from intestine and rectal swabs of affected calves

From: Hypovitaminosis A coupled to secondary bacterial infection in beef cattle

Test Results Test Results Test Results
Xylose + Galactose + Salicylic Acid -
Glucose + Arabinose + Indole +
Maltose + Cellobiose - Motility -
Rhamnose + Fructose + Contact +
Sorbitol + Lactose + Lysine decarboxylase +
Manicol + Gelatin - Vogues Proskauer -
Raffinose - Citrate - Methyl Red +
Trehalose + Sucrose -   
  1. +indicates positive; -indicates negative.