Gram Positive Cocci
Which of the following is most useful to differentiate micrococci from staphylococci?
|D||All of the above|
Both micrococcus and Staphylococcus are gram positive cocci. Micrococci are differentiated from Staphylococci by
a. Micrococcus is oxidase test positive whereas Staphylococcus is negative
b. Micrococcus is a strict aerobe, whereas Staphylococcus is facultative anaerobe.
c. Micrococcus is oxidative on Hugh-leifson’s Oxidation-Fermentation Medium, whereas Staphylococcus is fermentative.