gram positive

[Infographic] How to Study: Gram Positive

This is an infographic tree describing the taxonomy of Gram Positive bacteria.

Some topics you will learn in this infographic:

This bacterium has a spherical shape.

Catalase Positive:
Characteristically, Staph saprophyticus is catalase-positive, meaning it produces the enzyme catalase. This enzyme allows the bacterium to convert hydrogen peroxide to water and oxygen. This characteristic is helpful in distinguishing Staphylococci from catalase-negative Streptococci and Enterococci.

These bacteria are bacilli, meaning they are rod shaped.

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