Solved by a verified expert:Enterobacteriaceae
The family Enterobacteriaceae contains some organisms living
in the intestines without harming the host and some organisms that are harmful
to the host.
Based on your research, respond to the following:
What is meant by the term “enteric pathogen”?
Why are anaerobic organisms generally not seen in a routine
fecal specimen or culture?
What are the indole test, methyl red test, voges-proskauer
test and citrate test (IMViC) reactions? Describe in detail all four reactions
(what media is used, important ingredients, what each reaction measures, and
what positive and negative results mean).
Create a flowchart for the isolation and identification of
specific enteric bacteria from fecal samples.