Gram Negative Bacilli
All of the following statements about cholera are true except:
|A||Antibodies to O&H antigens measure carrier state|
|B||Culture medium is TCBSAgar|
|C||Produces indole and reduces nitrate|
a. There is no serological test that can diagnose carrier state in cholera.
b. Selective medium for vibrios- TCBS, BSA, Monsur’s gelatin taurocholate trypticase tellurite agar.
c. Produces indole and reduces nitrate-detected by positive cholera red reaction.
d. V.cholerae produces several enzymes- neuraminidase, collagenase, lipase, mucinase.