I Have an Unknown bacteria with the following characteristics: #1 >White, Circular on a TSA plate (Fastidious bacteria) …Very stubborn growing even in an Enriched media as Blood Agar. >Grows in Temp. of 25-42 Celsius… optimum is 37. >Gram + Bacillus… Looks like a coccobacilli under the microscope. >Grew way better on Starch Agar Test Performed:
>Didnt grow in a MSA of 7.5% Nacl >Oxidase Negative (-) >Grew in Anaerobic Jar (no oxygen) > Facultative Anaerobe (grew all the way to the bottom in a Thioglycolate deep) >Fermented without gas: Sucrose Mannitol Lactose Glucose >Amylase (-) >Catalase (-) >Urease (-) I believe its either Mycobacterium phlei or Corynebacterium xerosis ANY HELP IS APPRECIATED THANKS!